ܫܝܫܠܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Common Semitic; compare Akkadian šeršerratu[Cuneiform?], Arabic سِلْسِلَة (silsila(t)), Hebrew שַׁרְשֶׁרֶת (šaršéreṯ), and Amharic ሰንሰለት (sänəsälät). Also compare Old Armenian շղթայ (šłtʿay).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃe(j)ʃaltɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃe(j)ʃle(ʔ)], [ʃe(j)ʃlɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܝܫܠܬܐ f (plural ܫܝܫܠܬܐ ,ܫܝܫܠܐ)

  1. chain, bond, fetter
  2. line, series, sequence
  3. offspring
  4. crowd, throng, troop
  5. (grammar, orthography) vowel diacritic

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "$y$lh" 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. 575b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1555a