ܦܟܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܦ-ܟ-ܟ (IPA(key): /p-k-k/) related to bruising. Compare Arabic فَكّ (fakk, jaw) and Hebrew פַּךְ (paḵ, jar, jug).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pakkɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pakke(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܟܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܦܟܐ)

  1. slap, smack, blow, buffet
  2. outstretched tooth, tusk
  3. (anatomy) jaw; maxilla, jawbone; cheek, cheekbone
  4. (figuratively) side of an altar

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "pk" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 275a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 445a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1190a