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Classical Syriac[edit]


From Proto-Semitic *ðikar- (man; male; phallus).


  • IPA(key): [dɛxrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dɛxre(ʔ)] (plural)


ܕܟܪܐ (deḵrām (plural ܕܟܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܢܩܒܬܐ)

  1. male, man
  2. (anatomy) penis
  3. (in the plural, anatomy) male genitalia
  4. ram (male sheep)
  5. (uncountable) arsenic



  • dkr”, 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. 64b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 92a
  • 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. 302b