ܠܚܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܠ-ܚ-ܡ(l-ḥ-m) related to eating. Compare Arabic لَحْم(laḥm) and Hebrew לֶחֶם(léḥem).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [laħmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [laħme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܠܚܡܐ ‎(laḥmām ‎(plural ܠܚܡܐ)

  1. bread
  2. loaf, cake (of bread)
  3. meal
  4. food, victuals
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܠ-ܚ-ܡ(l-ḥ-m) related to threatening.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [l(ə)ħɑmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [l(ə)ħɑme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܠܚܡܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܠܚܡܐ)

  1. torment
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • lxm”, 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. 171b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 240b
  • 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, pp. 685b-686a

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