ܚܪܫܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Modified from ܚܪܫܐ (ḥaršā(ʾ), ḥeršā(ʾ), magic), from the root ܚ-ܪ-ܫ (ḥ-r-š) related to magic. Compare Arabic سَاحِرَة (sāḥira(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħarrɑʃtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħarrɑʃɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܪܫܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܚܪܫܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܚܪܫܐ)

  1. magician, sorceress, witch, enchantress
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħarʃ(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħarʃɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܪܫܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܚܪܫܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܚܪܫܐ)

  1. deaf-mute, mute
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • xr$h”, 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. 117b-118a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 159b
  • 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. 496a-b