ܬܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܬ-ܘ-ܐ (IPA(key): /t-w-ʔ/) related to regretting.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t(ə)wɑθɑ(ʔ)] (singular and plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܘܬܐ f (plural ܬܘܬܐ)

  1. remorse, regret, compunction, penitence
  2. (anatomy, in the plural) hypochondria
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Akkadian tuttu[Cuneiform?] and Hebrew תּוּת (tûṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tuθe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܘܬܐ m (plural ܬܘܬܐ)

  1. sycamore, mulberry (tree and fruit)
  2. (medicine) mulberry-like sore, hemorrhoid
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • "twt" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 388a, 389b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 609a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1635b