ܫܠܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܠ-ܐ (IPA(key): /ʃ-l-ʔ/) related to drawing out. Compare Hebrew שִׁלְיָה (šilyâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃ(ə)liθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃɛljɑθɑ(ʔ)], [ʃaljɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܠܝܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܫܠܝܬܐ)

  1. (anatomy) placenta, afterbirth; caul
  2. membrane, thin skin

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "$lyyh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 369a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 580b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1565b