ܚܡܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ḥimār-(donkey). Compare Arabic حِمَار(ḥimār) and Hebrew חֲמוֹר(ḥămôr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)mɑrɑ(ʔ)], [ħɛmrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)mɑre(ʔ)], [ħɛmre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܡܪܐ ‎(ḥmārāc ‎(plural ܚܡܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܚܡܪܬܐ)

  1. donkey, ass, jack
  2. earthworm
  3. (figuratively, music) bridge (of a stringed instrument)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above. Compare Arabic حَمَّار(ḥammār) and Hebrew חַמָּר(ḥammār).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħammɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħammɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܡܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܚܡܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܚܡܪܬܐ)

  1. donkey driver
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ḫmr. Compare Arabic خَمْر(ḫamr) and Hebrew חֶמֶר(ḥémer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħamrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħamre(ʔ)], [ħamrɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܡܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܚܡܪܢܐ or ܚܡܪܐ)

  1. wine
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Modified from above. Compare Arabic خَمَّار(ḫammār).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħammɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħammɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܡܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܚܡܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܚܡܪܬܐ)

  1. vintner
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • xmr”, 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, pp. 108b-109a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 147b
  • 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. 467b-468a