ܫܘܡܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܘ-ܡ (IPA(key): /ʃ-w-m/) related to being wounded. Compare Arabic شَامَة (šāma(t)) and Hebrew שׁוּמָה (šûmâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃumtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃumɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܡܬܐ f (plural ܫܘܡܬܐ)

  1. wound, bruise, swelling
  2. sore, ulcer
  3. spot (from scurvy or plague)
  4. scab, scar
  5. (in the plural) stubble, whiskers
  6. (in the plural, Christianity) Eucharist crumbs

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "$wmh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 362b-363a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 566b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1530a