ܦܪܕܝܣܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Persian. Compare Old Persian [script?] (paridaiδa-), Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌𐬸𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (pairi.daēza-), Akkadian [script?] (pardēsu), Arabic فِرْدَوْس (firdaws), Hebrew פַּרְדֵּס (pardēs), Ancient Greek παράδεισος (parádeisos), and English paradise.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pardajsɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pardajse(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܪܕܝܣܐ m (plural ܦܪܕܝܣܐ)

  1. paradise, heaven
  2. park, garden

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "prds"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 286b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 458a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1228b