ܫܘܫܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic سِمْسِم (simsim) and Hebrew שֻׁמְשֹׁם (šumšōm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃuʃ(ʃə)mɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃuʃ(ʃə)me(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܫܡܐ m (plural ܫܘܫܡܐ)

  1. (botany) sesame
  2. (in the plural) sesame seeds

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References[edit]

  • "$w$m" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 384b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 569b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1538b