ܫܘܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܘ-ܦ (IPA(key): /ʃ-w-p/) related to smearing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃawpɑ(ʔ)], [ʃofɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃawpe(ʔ)], [ʃofe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܦܐ m (plural ܫܘܦܐ)

  1. friction, attrition, chafing, scratching, rubbing
  2. (medicine) inflammation of the skin caused by riding or walking
  3. polish, polishing, dyeing, embellishing
  4. stain
  5. filing, metal scrap
  6. pounding
  7. brooding, incubation
  8. (dialectal) staff
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃofɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃofe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܦܐ m (plural ܫܘܦܐ)

  1. Alternative form of ܐܫܘܦܐ.
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "$wp" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 363b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 567a-b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1533a