ܚܠܦ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܠ-ܦ(ḥ-l-p) related to changing. Compare Hebrew חָלַף(ḥālaᵽ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ܚܠܦ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. to change
  2. to exchange

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from ܚܠܘܦܬܐ(ḥālōᵽtāʾ, razor).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ܚܠܦ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. to shear, to shave

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܠ-ܦ(ḥ-l-p) related to changing. Compare Hebrew חֵלֶף(ḥḗleᵽ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ܚܠܦ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. (preceding ) the fact that, because
  2. (preceding -ܗܝ ܕ) so that, in order that
  3. (preceding ܕܠܐ) lest

Preposition[edit]

ܚܠܦ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. for, instead of, in place of
  2. on account of, according to
Inflection[edit]

Takes type-II suffixes.

References[edit]

  • xlp”, 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. 144a-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, pp. 458b-459a