ܪܘܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܘ-ܡ (IPA(key): /r-w-m/) related to height. Compare Hebrew רוֹם (rôm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [rawmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [rawme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܘܡܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܪܘܡܐ)

  1. height, elevation, breadth, size
  2. high place: hill, summit; sky, heaven
  3. pride, haughtiness
  4. exaltation, glory
  5. swollenness
Inflection[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek ῥεῦμα (rheûma).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [rɛwmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [rɛwme(ʔ)], [rɛwmɑtˁɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܘܡܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܪܘܡܛܐ ,ܪܘܡܐ)

  1. fluid, flowing
  2. (pathology) rheum, catarrh, flux, diarrhea
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Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [rumɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [rume(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܘܡܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܪܘܡܐ)

  1. lie, falsehood
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ῥώμη (Rhṓmē), from Latin Rōma.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [romɑ(ʔ)], [rome(ʔ)]

Proper noun[edit]

ܪܘܡܐ (transliteration neededf

  1. Rome
  2. Roman Empire
  3. Byzantine Empire

References[edit]

  • "rwm" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 342a, 419a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 531b, 535a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1450a-b