ܫܟܪ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭱𐭪𐭥 (šakar), from Sanskrit शर्करा (śárkarā, ground or candied sugar, originally grit or gravel), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱorkeh- (gravel, boulder). Compare Arabic سُكَّر (sukkar).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃɛkkar], [ʃakkar], [ʃɑkkɑr]

Noun[edit]

ܫܟܪ m (uncountable)

  1. sugar

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܫܟܪ

  1. absolute singular of ܫܟܪܐ
  2. construct singular of ܫܟܪܐ

References[edit]

  • "$kr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 368b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 577b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1559b