ܚܘܛܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܘ-ܛ ‎(ḥ-w-ṭ) related to sewing. Compare Arabic خَيْط ‎(ḫayṭ) and Hebrew חוּט ‎(ḥûṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħutˁɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħutˁe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܛܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܚܘܛܐ)

  1. thread, string
  2. seam
  3. (anatomy) suture (of the skull)
  4. cord used for measuring
  5. fringe; headband, tassel
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܛܐ ‎(transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. wantonness, lasciviousness
  2. gait (of a horse)
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References[edit]

  • xwT”, 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. 99b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 131a
  • 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. 423a