ܦܠܥܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܦ-ܠ-ܥ (IPA(key): /p-l-ʕ/).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɛlʕɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pɛlʕe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܠܥܐ m (plural ܦܠܥܐ)

  1. occasion, opportunity
  2. (alchemy) tin
Inflection[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܦ-ܠ-ܥ (IPA(key): /p-l-ʕ/) related to shaking off.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [p(ə)lɑʕɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܦܠܥܐ m (uncountable)

  1. shaking off the yoke
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "pl(" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 278b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 449b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1202b