ܡܣܪܩܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [masr(ə)qɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [masr(ə)qe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܣܪܩܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܡܣܪܩܐ)

  1. comb
  2. (anatomy) instep
  3. stonecutter's tool
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)sarqɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [m(ə)sarqe(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܡܣܪܩܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܡܣܪܩܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܡܣܪܩܬܐ)

  1. poor
  2. vain
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • msrq”, 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
  • 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, pp. 795b-796a