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Classical Syriac[edit]


From ܡܡܠܠܐ (mam(l)lā(ʾ), speech, diction), from the root ܡ-ܠ (m-l) related to speaking + the abstract noun ending -ܘܬܐ (-ūṯāʾ).


  • IPA(key): [m(ə)malluθɑ(ʔ)]


ܡܡܠܠܘܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. speaking, discourse
  2. teaching, science, -logy


Derived terms[edit]


  • mmllw”, 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. 183b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 279b
  • 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. 777a