ܕܦܬܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek διφθέρᾱ (diphthérā). Compare Arabic دَفْتَر (daftar).

Pronunciation[edit]

Uncertain.

Noun[edit]

ܕܦܬܪܐ (dptrʾm (plural ܕܝܦܬܪܣ or ܕܦܬܪܐ)

  1. parchment, hide
  2. (accounting) account book

References[edit]

  • dptr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • 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. 316b
  • Krauss, Samuel (1899) Griechische und lateinische Lehnwörter in Talmud, Midrasch und Targum (in German), volume II, Berlin: S. Calvary, page 211a