ܐܠܥܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the older form *ܥܠܥܐ (ʿelʿā(ʾ)); unattested in Classical Syriac, from Proto-Semitic *ḍlʿ. Compare Arabic ضِلْع (ḍilʿ) and Hebrew צֶלַע (ṣélaʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔɛlʕɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔɛlʕe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܠܥܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܐܠܥܐ)

  1. (anatomy) rib
  2. (figuratively) wife
  3. (geometry, architecture) side

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References[edit]

  • (l(”, 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. 10b
  • 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, p. 50a-b