ܐܠܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic أَلْيَة(ʾalya(t)) and Hebrew אַלְיָה(ʾalyâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔɛlliθɑ(ʔ)], [ʔalliθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔɛljɑθɑ(ʔ)], [ʔaljɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܠܝܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܐܠܝܬܐ)

  1. (animal anatomy) sheep tail
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܐ-ܠ-ܐ(ʾ-l-ʾ) related to wailing. Compare Mishnaic Hebrew אַלָּאִית(ʾallāʾîṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔallɑjtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔallɑjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܠܝܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܐܠܝܬܐ)

  1. mourner, wailer, weeper
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Possibly corrupted from ܠܠܝܬܐ(lellīṯāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔallɑjtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔallɑjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܠܝܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܐܠܝܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܐܠܝܐ)

  1. (mythology) (possibly) centaur
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • )lyh”, 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. 10a, b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 18a
  • 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, pp. 49b-50a