ܥܝܕܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܘ-ܕ (IPA(key): /ʕ-w-d/) related to accustoming. Compare Arabic عَادَة (ʿāda(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕ(ə)jɑðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕ(ə)jɑðe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܝܕܐ m (plural ܥܝܕܐ)

  1. custom, rite, habit, use
  2. (in the plural) behaviour
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܕ-ܕ (IPA(key): /ʕ-d-d/) related to pruning, originally *ܥܥܕ (ʿ-ʿ-d), from Proto-Semitic *ʿḍd.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕ(ə)jɑðɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܥܝܕܐ m (uncountable)

  1. extirpation of weeds
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "(yd" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 246b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 411a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1095a