ܦܪܝܣܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܦ-ܪ-ܣ (IPA(key): /p-r-s/) related to spreading. Compare Arabic فَرِيسَة (farīsa(t)) and Hebrew פְּרִיסָה (pərîsâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [p(ə)ristɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [p(ə)risɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܪܝܣܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܦܪܝܣܬܐ)

  1. flat bread, wafer
  2. (Christianity) host, Eucharist
  3. sacrifice
  4. coverlet, wrapper
  5. rug
  6. cloak

Inflection[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ܦܪܝܣܬܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. feminine emphatic singular of ܦܪܝܣܐ
  2. feminine emphatic plural of ܦܪܝܣܐ

References[edit]

  • "prysh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2013-05-20.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 289a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 460b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1239b