ܚܟܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the earlier uncontracted form ܚܢܟܐ(ḥenkāʾ), still preserved in the plural form ܚܢܟܐ(ḥenkēʾ). Compare Arabic حَنَك(ḥanak) and Hebrew חֵךְ(ḥēḵ).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܚܟܐ ‎(transliteration neededc ‎(plural ܚܢܟܐ)

  1. (anatomy) palate; mouth, jaws; throat, larynx
  2. taste (sense)
  3. (pathology) laryngitis
Inflection[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

Usually, this word behaves as a masculine noun in the singular and a feminine noun in the plural.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܚܟܐ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܚܟܬܐ

References[edit]

  • xnk”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-09-26
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 110b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 141b, 149a
  • 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. 472a