חזירא

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Akkadian [script needed] ‎(humşîru), [script needed] ‎(hamşêru), Hebrew חזיר ‎(hazír), Arabic خِنْزِير ‎(ḵinzīr).

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Noun[edit]

חזירא ‎(ħzīrā’m ‎(plural חזירא, feminine counterpart חזירתא)

  1. pig, swine, hog

References[edit]

  • xzyr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press