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Classical Syriac[edit]


From Ancient Greek λίτρα (lítra).


  • IPA(key): [litˁrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [litˁre(ʔ)] (plural)


ܠܝܛܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܠܝܛܪܐ)

  1. libra, (Roman) pound


Usage notes[edit]

  • While this word is normally considered masculine, it may occassionally be feminine.


  • lyTr”, 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. 172a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 241b
  • 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. 688b