ܛܝܓܪܝܣ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τίγρις (tígris). Compare Latin tīgris and Hebrew טִיגְרִיס (ṭîḡrîs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tˁiɣris] (singular and plural)

Noun[edit]

ܛܝܓܪܝܣ (transliteration neededf (plural ܛܝܓܪܝܣ)

  1. tiger, tigress

References[edit]

  • Tygrys”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • 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. 526a