ܥܪܦܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿrp (cloud) + a suffixed -l. Compare Hebrew עֲרָפֶל (ʿărāᵽel) and Ugaritic 𐎓𐎗𐎔𐎚 (ʿrpt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕarpɛllɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕarpɛlle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܪܦܠܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܥܪܦܠܐ)

  1. fog, mist, cloud
  2. gloom, darkness

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "(rpl" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 264b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 429a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 1141b-1142a