ܬܘܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *θawr- (bull, ox).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tawrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tawre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܘܪܐ m (plural ܬܘܪܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܬܘܪܬܐ)

  1. steer, bull, ox
Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܬܘܪܐ m

  1. (astrology, astronomy) Taurus (constellation and zodiac sign)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܬ-ܘ-ܪ (IPA(key): /t-w-r/) related to amazement.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t(ə)wɑrɑ(ʔ)]
  • Hyphenation: ܬ‧ܘ‧ܪܐ

Noun[edit]

ܬܘܪܐ m (uncountable)

  1. amazement, wonder
  2. stupor, bewilderment, confusion
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "twr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 389a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 608b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1633b