ܨܐܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܨ-ܐ-ܝ (IPA(key): /sˁ-ʔ-j/) related to being filthy. Compare Hebrew צֹאָה (ṣōʾâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sˁɑ(ʔ)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sˁɑ(ʔ)θe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܨܐܬܐ (transliteration neededc (plural ܨܐܬܐ)

  1. dirt, filth, foulness
  2. impurity, stain

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "c)h" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 297a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 472a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1270b