ܚܪܫܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܪ-ܫ ‎(ḥ-r-š) related to being mute or hoarse. Compare Hebrew חֵרְשׁוּת ‎(ħēršūṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܚܪܫܘܬܐ ‎(transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. deafness, dumbness
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From ܚܪܫܐ ‎(ḥarrāšā(ʾ), magician), from the root ܚ-ܪ-ܫ ‎(ḥ-r-š) related to magic + the abstract noun ending -ܘܬܐ ‎(-ūṯāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħarrɑʃuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħarrɑʃwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܪܫܘܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܚܪܫܘܬܐ)

  1. magic, sorcery, wizardry, witchcraft
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • xr$w”, 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. 118a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 160a
  • 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. 496b