ܠܥܙܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܠ-ܥ-ܙ (l-ʿ-z) related to chirping. Compare Hebrew לַעַז (láʿaz).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [lɛʕzɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [lɛʕze(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܠܥܙܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܠܥܙܐ)

  1. sound, voice
  2. (phonetics) pronunciation
  3. word, speech, utterance
  4. tongue, language, dialect

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • l(z”, 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. 174a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 244a
  • 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. 694a-b