ܫܘܪܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܪ-ܐ (IPA(key): /ʃ-r-ʔ/). The sense of "subject" is a calque of Arabic مُبْتَدَأ (mubtadaʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃurrɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃurrɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܪܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܫܘܪܝܐ)

  1. beginning, origin
  2. opening, introduction, preface
  3. (Christianity) exordium, kind of psalm
  4. (grammar) subject
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Etymology 2[edit]

From ܫܘܪܐ (Šūrāʾ, Assyria), ultimately from Akkadian 𒀸𒋩 (Aššur, Assur) + the masculine gentilic suffix ܝܐ- (-āyāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃurɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃurɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܫܘܪܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܫܘܪܝܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܫܘܪܝܬܐ)

  1. Assyrian
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Noun[edit]

ܫܘܪܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܫܘܪܝܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܫܘܪܝܬܐ)

  1. Assyrian
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References[edit]

  • "$wry" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 382b, 419b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 568b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1536a