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Classical Syriac[edit]


From the root ܐ-ܨ-ܪ(ʾ-ṣ-r) related to heaping up. Compare Hebrew אוֹצָר(ʾôṣār).


  • IPA(key): [ʔawsˁ(ə)rɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔawsˁ(ə)re(ʔ)] (plural)


ܐܘܨܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܐܘܨܪܐ)

  1. any place used for storage; treasury, storehouse, barn, granary
  2. (in the plural) corn; stores, supplies



  • ˀwṣr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 4b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 7b
  • 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. 20a