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Classical Syriac[edit]


Compare Hebrew אַצִּיל (ʾaṣṣîl).


  • IPA(key): [jasˁsˁilɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [jasˁsˁile(ʔ)] (plural)


ܝܨܝܠܐ (yaṣṣīlāʾm (plural ܝܨܝܠܐ)

  1. (anatomy) elbow, joint, forearm


Usage notes[edit]

This word is masculine, despite the tendency in Semitic languages for body parts that come in pairs to be feminine.


  • ycyl”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-05-28
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 143a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 195a
  • 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. 579b