ܐܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐπίσκοπος ‎(epískopos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔɛppisqoppɑ(ʔ)], [ʔappisqoppɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔɛppisqoppe(ʔ)], [ʔappisqoppe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܐܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ)

  1. overseer, prefect
  2. elder
  3. (Christianity) bishop

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References[edit]

  • ")pysqwp)" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 17b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 26b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 86b