ܚܫܚܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܫ-ܚ ‎(ḥ-š-ḥ) related to being suitable or useful.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)ʃaħtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħaʃħɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܫܚܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܚܫܚܬܐ)

  1. use, usefulness, utility, employment
  2. need, necessity
  3. want
  4. supply, provision, subsistence
  5. signification
  6. (grammar) use, dialect, phrase, word

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • x$xh”, 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. 119a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 162a
  • 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. 500b