ܪܘܟܟܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܟ-ܟ (IPA(key): /r-k-k/) related to softening. Compare Hebrew רִכּוּךְ (rikkûḵ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܪܘܟܟܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. softening, softness
  2. emollient, poultice, cataplasm, fomentation
  3. hoeing, harrowing
  4. (phonetics) spirantization, aspiration

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References[edit]

  • "rwkk" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 346a-b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 534b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1449a