ܡܠܟܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *malk-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [malkɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [malke(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܠܟܐ (malkā'm (plural ܡܠܟܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܡܠܟܬܐ)

  1. any ruler; king, emperor, prince, emir, caliph, toparch
  2. governor of a province
  3. king bee
  4. (ecclesiastical) eucharistic leaven
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܠ-ܟ (m-l-k) related to advising.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɛlkɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [mɛlke(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܠܟܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܠܟܐ)

  1. advice, counsel
  2. reason
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References[edit]

  • mlk”, 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. 168a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 277b
  • 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. 772b