ܙܥܦܪܢ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic زَعْفَرَان ‎(zaʿfarān), from Persian زرپران ‎(zarparân). Compare Hebrew זְעַפְרָן ‎(zəʿaᵽrān).

Pronunciation[edit]

Uncertain.

Noun[edit]

ܙܥܦܪܢ ‎(transliteration neededm

  1. (botany) crocus, saffron

References[edit]

  • z(prn”, 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. 391a