ܫܘܦܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܦ-ܐ (IPA(key): /ʃ-p-ʔ/).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃufjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃufje(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܦܝܐ f (plural ܫܘܦܝܐ)

  1. lubricating grease
  2. thigh fat
  3. broth
Inflection[edit]

Irregular absolute and construct singular with a varying Waw.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܦ-ܐ (IPA(key): /ʃ-p-ʔ/).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃuppɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃuppɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܦܝܐ m (plural ܫܘܦܝܐ)

  1. scrubbing, rubbing
  2. shampooing
  3. massage
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "$wpy" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 376a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 567b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1533a