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Classical Syriac[edit]


From ܝܩܝܪܐ (yaqqīrā(ʾ), heavy), from the root ܘ-ܩ-ܪ (w-q-r) related to heaviness + the abstract noun ending -ܘܬܐ (-ūṯāʾ).



ܝܩܝܪܘܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. weight, heaviness, gravity
  2. sluggishness
  3. seriousness, solemnity
  4. sobriety
  5. dignity, honor/honour
  6. furniture


Derived terms[edit]


  • yqyrw”, 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. 144b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 196a
  • 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. 582a