ܥܡܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܡ-ܠ (IPA(key): /ʕ-m-l/) related to toiling. Compare Arabic عَمَل (ʿamal) and Hebrew עָמָל (ʿāmāl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕamlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕamle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܡܠܐ m (plural ܥܡܠܐ)

  1. labour, work, toil
  2. weariness, pain, trouble
  3. district, prefecture
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic عَامِل (ʿāmil).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɑmlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɑmle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܡܠܐ m (plural ܥܡܠܐ)

  1. prefect, official
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "(ml" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 256a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 417b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1112a