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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]


From the root ܐ-ܪ-ܚ(ʾ-r-ḥ) related to going or travelling. Compare Hebrew אֹרַח(ʾṓraḥ).



ܐܘܪܚܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܐܘܪܚܬܐ)

  1. road, way, path, journey, course
  2. way, manner, custom
  3. precept, law, legal right
  4. religion
  5. caravan
  6. sexual intercourse
  7. sum, weight


Derived terms[edit]


  • )wrx”, 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. 19a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 8a
  • 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. 21b-22a