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Classical Syriac[edit]


From the root ܛ-ܠ-ܠ (ṭ-l-l) related to shading. Compare Arabic مِظَلَّة (miẓalla(t)) and Hebrew מְצִילָּה (məṣîllâ). The sense of "Sukkot" is a calque of Hebrew סֻכּוֹת (Sukkôṯ).


  • IPA(key): [m(ə)tˁall(ə)θɑ(ʔ)]


ܡܛܠܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܡܛܐܠܠܐ or ܡܛܐܠܐ or ܡܛܠܠܐ or ܡܛܠܐ)

  1. booth, hut, shed, tent, tabernacle, sukkah
  2. (Judaism, in the plural) Sukkot



  • mTlh”, 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. 126b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 267b
  • 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. 748a