ܦܬܘܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Akkadian paššuru[Cuneiform?]. The sense of "moneychanger's table" is a calque of Ancient Greek τραπεζίτης (trapezítēs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɑθurɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pɑθure(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܬܘܪܐ m (plural ܦܬܘܪܐ)

  1. table, tray
  2. course, dish
  3. paten, eucharistic plate
  4. banquet, feast
  5. contribution, gift
  6. moneychanger's table

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References[edit]

  • "ptwr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 295b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 470a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1264b