ܬܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian 𒇯 (tillu [DU6]). Compare Arabic تَلّ (tall) and Hebrew תֵּל (tēl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tɛllɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tɛlle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܠܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܬܠܐ)

  1. hill
  2. tell, mound, pile, earthwork, embankment
  3. ruins
  4. (figuratively) large amount
  5. (sewing, in the plural) needlework in a relief

Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܬܠܐ (transliteration neededf

  1. Tela, a city west of Nisibis

References[edit]

  • "tl" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2012-08-01.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 392a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 613a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1646b