ܦܬܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܦ-ܬ-ܠ (IPA(key): /p-t-l/) related to twisting.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [p(ə)θɑlɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܦܬܠܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. twisting, spinning
  2. contortion
  3. complication

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "ptl" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 471b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1268b