ܚܘܠܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħulpɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħulpe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܠܦܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܘܠܦܐ)

  1. (botany) kind of shrub: reed, willow
Inflection[edit]

Irregular absolute and construct singular with a varying Waw.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܠ-ܦ (ḥ-l-p) related to changing; compare Hebrew חִלּוּף (ḥillûᵽ). The sense of "apposition" is a calque of Arabic بَدَل (badal).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħullɑfɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħullɑfe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܠܦܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܘܠܦܐ)

  1. difference, change
  2. exchange, replacement
  3. recompense
  4. succession, following
  5. price
  6. (grammar) interchangeability (e.g. of letters)
  7. (grammar) apposition
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • xwlp”, 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. 106b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 132a
  • 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. 426b-427a