ܦܘܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *pay-. Compare Akkadian 𒅗 (pû [KA]), Amharic አፍ (ʾäf), Arabic فَم (fam), Hebrew פֶּה (), and Ugaritic 𐎔 (p).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pumɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pume(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܘܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܦܘܡܐ)

  1. (anatomy) mouth
  2. (animal anatomy) beak
  3. mouthful
  4. entrance, opening, orifice
  5. command, order, decree
  6. surface, peel
  7. riverbank
  8. blade, edge of a sword

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "pwm" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 271a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 437b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1165a-b