ܬܫܡܫܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܡ-ܫ (IPA(key): /ʃ-m-ʃ/) related to serving.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tɛʃmɛʃtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tɛʃm(ə)ʃɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܫܡܫܬܐ f (plural ܬܫܡܫܬܐ)

  1. serving, service
  2. (ecclesiastical) division of priests
  3. group, work team
  4. religious office
  5. office, ministry, administration
  6. rite
  7. worship
  8. attendance, ministration
  9. utensil, vessel

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "t$m$h" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 373b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 622b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1674a