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Classical Syriac[edit]

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From the root ܣ-ܪ-ܩ (s-r-q) related to combing.


  • IPA(key): [massurqɑ(ʔ)], [m(ə)surqɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [massurqe(ʔ)], [m(ə)surqe(ʔ)] (plural)


ܡܣܘܪܩܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܣܘܪܩܐ)

  1. comb for hair or wool
  2. (anatomy) pecten, opisthenar, instep
  3. (anatomy) upper part of breast
  4. (animal anatomy) kind of shell



  • mswrq”, 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. 238b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 284b
  • 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. 788b