ܦܪܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic فَرَس (faras) and Hebrew פָּרָשׁ (pārāš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [parrɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [parrɑʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܪܫܐ m (plural ܦܪܫܐ)

  1. horseman
  2. (military, in the plural) cavalry
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܦ-ܪ-ܫ (IPA(key): /p-r-ʃ/) related to separating. Compare Akkadian paruššu[Cuneiform?].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [p(ə)rɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [p(ə)rɑʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܪܫܐ m (plural ܦܪܫܐ)

  1. difference, separation
  2. selection
  3. oxgoad
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "pr$"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 292b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 466a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1254b