ܫܘܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃawʃɑ(ʔ)], [ʃ(ə)wɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃawʃe(ʔ)], [ʃ(ə)wɑʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܫܐ m (plural ܫܘܫܐ)

  1. disruption, disorder
  2. self-restraint, gentleness, patience
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Akkadian šūšu[Cuneiform?], Arabic سُوس (sūs), and Hebrew שׁוּשׁ (šûš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃuʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃuʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܫܐ m (plural ܫܘܫܐ)

  1. (botany) licorice/liquorice
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃuʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃuʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܫܐ m (plural ܫܘܫܐ)

  1. Alternative form of ܣܣܐ.
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "$w$" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 569a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1537b