ܬܟܣܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܣ-ܐ (IPA(key): /k-s-ʔ/) related to covering. Compare Arabic تَكْسِيَة (taksiya(t)) and Hebrew תַּכְסִית (taḵsîṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [taxsiθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [taxs(ə)jɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܟܣܝܬܐ f (plural ܬܟܣܝܬܐ)

  1. covering, garment, vesture, cloak, veil
  2. kerchief
  3. awning
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tɑxsɑjtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tɑxsɑjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܬܟܣܝܬܐ

  1. feminine emphatic singular of ܬܟܣܝܐ
  2. feminine emphatic plural of ܬܟܣܝܐ

References[edit]

  • "tksy" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 159b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 612b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1645b