ܦܫܦܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic فَسَفَس (fasafas) and Hebrew פִּשְׁפֵּשׁ (pišpēš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɛʃp(ə)ʃɑ(ʔ)], [paʃpɛʃʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pɛʃp(ə)ʃe(ʔ)], [paʃpɛʃʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܫܦܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܦܫܦܫܐ)

  1. bedbug
  2. (botany, dialectal) castor bean
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Hebrew פִּשְׁפָּשׁ (pišpāš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [paʃp(ə)ʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [paʃp(ə)ʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܫܦܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܦܫܦܫܐ)

  1. wicket (gate)
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "p$p$" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 294b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p.468b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1262b