ܡܥܦܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܦ-ܪ ‎(ʿ-p-r) related to cloaking. Compare Mishnaic Hebrew מַעְפּוֹרֶת ‎(maʿpốreṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maʕp(ə)rɑ(ʔ)], [m(ə)ʕafrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [maʕp(ə)re(ʔ)], [m(ə)ʕafre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܥܦܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܡܥܦܪܐ)

  1. cloak, hood
  2. (ecclesiastical) large square linen eucharistic vestment, amice, cope

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • m(pr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2013-04-21
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 260a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 290a
  • 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. 803b