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Classical Syriac[edit]


From the root ܐ-ܪ-ܝ ‎(ʾ-r-y) related to stalling an animal, or possibly from Akkadian 𒃡 ‎(urû [UR3]). Compare Hebrew אֻרְוָה ‎(ʾurwâ).



ܐܘܪܝܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܐܘܪܘܬܐ)

  1. pen, stall (compartment in stable)
  2. crib, cot, manger, cradle



  • )wry”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-06-15
  • 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. 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. 22a