ܥܛܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܛ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ʕ-tˁ-r/) related to being emitted. Compare Arabic عِطْر (ʿiṭr) and Hebrew עֲתַר (ʿăṯar).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɛtˁrɑ(ʔ)](singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɛtˁre(ʔ)], [ʕɛtˁrɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܛܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܥܛܪܢܐ or ܥܛܪܐ)

  1. vapor/vapour, fume, steam
  2. (weather) whirlwind
  3. smell, odor/odour, perfume
  4. incense
  5. (botany) aspalathus
  6. (architecture) volute
Inflection[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

The plural ܥܛܪܢܐ (ʿeṭrānēʾ) is used for the sense of "incense" while the plural ܥܛܪܐ (ʿeṭrēʾ) is used for other senses.

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above. Compare Arabic عَطَّار (ʿaṭṭār).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕatˁtˁɑrɑ(ʔ)](singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕatˁtˁɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܛܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܥܛܪܐ)

  1. druggist, pharmacist
  2. perfumer
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "(Tr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 251a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 410b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1094b