ܬܪܥܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܬ-ܪ-ܥ (IPA(key): /t-r-ʕ/) related to breaking through. Compare Arabic ثَغْر (ṯaġr) and Hebrew שַׁעַר (šáʿar).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tarʕɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tarʕe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܪܥܐ m (plural ܬܪܥܐ)

  1. door, gate, entrance, ingress
  2. (figuratively) beginning
  3. opening, outlet, vent
  4. gateway, avenue, pass
  5. (architecture) atrium
  6. court, palace
  7. chapter, heading
  8. (prosody, poetry) strophe, stanza
  9. plan, expedient
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܬ-ܪ-ܥ (IPA(key): /t-r-ʕ/) related to breaking through.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tarrɑʕɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tarrɑʕe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܪܥܐ m (plural ܬܪܥܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܬܪܥܬܐ)

  1. doorkeeper, gatekeeper, porter
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܬ-ܪ-ܥ (IPA(key): /t-r-ʕ/) related to breaking through. Compare Hebrew שׁוֹעֵר (šôʿēr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tɑrʕɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tɑrʕe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܪܥܐ m (plural ܬܪܥܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܬܪܥܬܐ)

  1. doorkeeper, gatekeeper, porter
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From the root ܬ-ܪ-ܥ (IPA(key): /t-r-ʕ/) related to breaking through.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t(ə)rɑʕɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [t(ə)rɑʕe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܪܥܐ m (plural ܬܪܥܐ)

  1. spurt, flow
  2. rip, rent
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "tr(" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 398a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 621b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 1670b-1671a