ܟܪܟܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܪ-ܟ (k-r-k) related to encircling. Compare Hebrew כְּרַךְ (kəraḵ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kar(ə)xɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kar(ə)xe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܪܟܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܪܟܐ)

  1. walled city or town, fortress
  2. enclosure
Inflection[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

A ܟܪܟܐ (karəḵāʾ) is generally larger than a ܡܚܘܙܐ (māḥōzāʾ).

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܪ-ܟ (k-r-k) related to encircling. Compare Hebrew כֶּרֶךְ (kéreḵ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɛrkɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kɛrke(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܪܟܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܪܟܐ)

  1. roll
  2. scroll, codex
  3. book, tome, volume
  4. sphere
  5. eddy
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܪ-ܟ (k-r-k) related to encircling. Compare Akkadian [script needed] (kirku) and Arabic كَرَاخَة (karāḵa(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [k(ə)rɑxɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [k(ə)rɑxe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܪܟܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܪܟܐ)

  1. circuit, course
  2. revolving, revolution
  3. (astronomy) orbit
  4. bindweed
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From Ancient Greek κρόκη (krókē).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [k(ə)rɑxɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [k(ə)rɑxe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܪܟܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܪܟܐ)

  1. woof, weft
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • krk”, 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. 162b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 227b
  • 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. 654a-b