ܦܠܐܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɛlle(ʔ)θɑ(ʔ)], [p(ə)le(ʔ)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pɛlʔɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܠܐܬܐ f (plural ܦܠܐܬܐ)

  1. comparison, simile, allegory
  2. proverb, parable
  3. symbol
  4. illustration, image, type
  5. riddle, enigma

Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܦܠܐܬܐ f

  1. (in the plural) Proverbs

References[edit]

  • "pl)h" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 275b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 446a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1192b