ܦܛܝܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܦ-ܛ-ܪ (IPA(key): /p-tˁ-r/); compare Arabic فَطِير (faṭīr). The sense of "Passover" is a calque of Ancient Greek τὰ ἀζύμα (tà azúma).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [patˁtˁirɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [patˁtˁire(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܦܛܝܪܐ m (plural ܦܛܝܪܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܦܛܝܪܬܐ)

  1. unleavened, azymous
  2. fresh, raw
  3. (of skins or hides) untanned
  4. (figuratively) sincere

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܦܛܝܪܐ m (plural ܦܛܝܪܐ)

  1. unleavened bread

Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܦܛܝܪܐ m

  1. (Christianity, in the plural) Passover, Easter; Lord's Supper

References[edit]

  • "pTyr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 273b, 416a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 442a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1181b