ܚܝܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic حَوْل (ḥawl) and Hebrew חַיִל (ḥayil). The sense of "miracle" is a calque of Ancient Greek δύναμις (dúnamis).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħajlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħajle(ʔ)], [ħajlawwɑθɑ(ʔ)], [ħajlɑjawwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܝܠܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܝܠܝܘܬܐ or ܚܝܠܘܬܐ or ܚܝܠܐ)

  1. strength, vigor/vigour, might
  2. force, power
  3. (military) army, host
  4. multitude, abundance, wealth
  5. meaning, sense, import
  6. resource, possession
  7. courage, virtue
  8. sacred service
  9. (usually feminine) miracle, wonder
  10. potentiality, possibility, capacity
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)jɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)jɑle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܝܠܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܝܠܐ)

  1. cry for help
  2. (by extension) help
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Possibly from Arabic خَيَال (ḵayāl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħɑjɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɑjɑle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܝܠܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܝܠܐ)

  1. kind of plant
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • xyl”, 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. 103b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 140a-b
  • 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. 447b-448a