ܐܗܡܪܐܓܪ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian 𐭀𐭇𐭌𐭓𐭊𐭓 (ʾḥmrkr [ahmārkar]) or Middle Persian 𐭠𐭬𐭠𐭫𐭪𐭫𐭩 (ʾmʾlkly [āmārgar]), from Old Persian *𐏃𐎶𐎠𐎼𐎣𐎼 (*hammārakara); compare Hebrew אֲמַרְכָּל (ʾămarkāl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Uncertain.

Noun[edit]

ܐܗܡܪܐܓܪ (ʾhmrʾgrm

  1. accountant
  2. amargar, tribute or tax collector

References[edit]

  • )hmr)gr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2014-01-27
  • Ciancaglini, Claudia A. (2008) Iranian loanwords in Syriac (Beiträge zur Iranistik; 28), Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 39
  • Payne Margoliouth, Jessie (1927) Supplement to the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, S.T.P., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 5b
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2009) A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, Winona Lake, Indiana; Piscataway, New Jersey: Eisenbrauns; Gorgias Press, p. 12a