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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