ܒܠܘܥܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܒ-ܠ-ܥ ‎(b-l-ʿ) related to swallowing. Compare Arabic بَالُوعَة ‎(bālūʿa(t)) and Hebrew בְּלוּעָה ‎(bəlûʿâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bɑloʕtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [bɑloʕɑθɑ(ʔ)], [bɑloʕjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܠܘܥܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܒܠܘܥܝܬܐ or ܒܠܘܥܬܐ)

  1. (anatomy) pharynx
  2. sewer, sink, drain

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • blw(h”, 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. 31b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 46b
  • 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. 155a