ܡܛܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic مَطَر(maṭar) and Hebrew מָטָר(māṭār).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܡܛܪܐ (meṭra) m (uncountable)

  1. rain
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܛ-ܪ(n-ṭ-r) related to guarding. Compare Arabic مَنْظَر(manẓar).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [matˤtˤ(ə)rɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [matˤtˤ(ə)re(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܛܪܐ (maṭeram (plural ܡܛܪܐ)

  1. guarding, protecting, keeping
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Ancient Greek μήτρᾱ (mḗtrā, womb, paunch).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [metˤrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [metˤre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܛܪܐ (meṭram (plural ܡܛܪܐ)

  1. (anatomy) uterus, womb
Inflection[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܡܛܪܐ (meṭare)

  1. emphatic plural of ܡܛܪܬܐ

References[edit]

  • “mṭr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project[1], Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • “myṭrˀ”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project[2], Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis, Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, 2002, p. 181a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1903, p. 268a
  • Sokoloff, Michael, 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, 2009, p. 749a