ܗܠܟܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܗ-ܠ-ܟ (h-l-k) related to walking.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [hɛlkɑ(ʔ)], [halkɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [hɛlke(ʔ)], [halke(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܗܠܟܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܗܠܟܐ)

  1. moving, walking, going
  2. walk, march
  3. way, course
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܗ-ܠ-ܟ (h-l-k) related to walking. Compare Hebrew הַלָּךְ (hallāḵ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [hallɑxɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [hallɑxe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܗܠܟܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܗܠܟܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܗܠܟܬܐ)

  1. walker, pedestrian
  2. forerunner, precursor
  3. peripatetic philosopher
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • hlk”, 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. 77b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 104a
  • 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. 344a-b