ܥܠܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܠ-ܐ (IPA(key): /ʕ-l-ʔ/) related to raising up. Compare Arabic عِلِّيَّة (ʿillayya(t)) and Hebrew עֲלִיָּה (ʿălîyâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɛlliθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɛljɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܠܝܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܥܠܝܬܐ)

  1. (architecture) upper floor, chamber, room
  2. (architecture, military) battlement, merlon
  3. pinnacle
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܠ-ܐ (IPA(key): /ʕ-l-ʔ/) related to raising up.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɛllɑjtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɛllɑjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܠܝܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܥܠܝܬܐ)

  1. rising, elevation, promotion
  2. upper part
  3. (anatomy) thigh
  4. (logic) premise
Inflection[edit]

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