متراس

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Etymology[edit]

From Aramaic תְּרֵיסָא(trēsā, shield), from Ancient Greek θῠρεός (thureós, door-stone), hence doublet of تُرْس(turs, shield).

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Noun[edit]

مِتْرَاس (mitrāsm (plural مَتَارِيس(matārīs))

  1. bolt, door-latch
  2. barricade, rampart, parapet, roadblock; embankment, mount

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References[edit]

  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 17
  • Freytag, Georg (1830), “متراس”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum, volume 1, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 189
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “متراس”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 303
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985), “متراس”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 138