ܚܠܡܬܐ ܕܬܕܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܚܠܡܬܐ (ḥəlaməṯāʾ, oxtongue [flower]) + (də-, da-, of) + ܬܕܐ (təḏāʾ, the breast). Compare Arabic حَلَمَة (ḥalama(t)) and حَلَمَة الثَّدْي (ḥalamat aṯ-ṯady).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)lam(ə)θɑ(ʔ) ðaθ(ə)ðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħalmɑθɑ(ʔ) ðaθ(ə)ðɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܠܡܬܐ ܕܬܕܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܚܠܡܬܐ ܕܬܕܐ)

  1. (anatomy) nipple

References[edit]

  • xlmt)@dtd)”, 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. 458a