ܟܝܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly a misreading of ܟܢܪܐ (kennārāʾ) or related to ܟܝܪܬܐ (kīrattāʾ, writing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Uncertain.

Noun[edit]

ܟܝܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. (possibly) writing, calligraphy
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek χήρᾱ (khḗrā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kirɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kire(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܝܪܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܟܝܪܐ)

  1. widow
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Arabic خِيَار (ḵiyār), from Persian خیار (xiyâr), from Middle Persian 𐭧𐭩𐭠𐭥 (xyār).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [k(ə)jɑrɑ(ʔ)], [x(ə)jɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [k(ə)jɑre(ʔ)], [x(ə)jɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܝܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܝܪܐ)

  1. (botany) cucumber
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • kyr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • kyr)”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 213b, 625a
  • 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. 620b