ܫܡܝܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew שָׁמִיר (šāmîr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃɑmirɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃɑmire(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܡܝܪܐ m (plural ܫܡܝܪܐ)

  1. diamond, adamant; hard steel
  2. diamond point, steel graver
  3. (mineralogy) emery, emery powder

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "$myr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 373a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 584a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1573a