ܙܘܪܐ

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܙ-ܘ-ܪ (IPA(key): /z-w-r/) related to holding.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [z(ə)wɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [z(ə)wɑre(ʔ)], [z(ə)wɑrɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܘܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܙܘܪܬܐ or ܙܘܪܐ)

  1. fist
  2. (anatomy) palm, hollow of the hand
  3. fistful, handful
  4. blow, slap
  5. hand, power
  6. cudgel, club

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "zwr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 87a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 114b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 375b-376a