ܙܘܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܙ-ܘ-ܪ ‎(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 Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 87a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 114b
  • 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, pp. 375b-376a