ܡܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Hebrew מַר (mar).

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Noun[edit]

ܡܪܐ (mārām (plural ܡܪܘܬܐ or ܡܪܝܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܡܪܬܐ)

  1. lord, master, ruler
  2. prince, satrap
  3. patrician, noble
  4. owner
  5. employer
  6. rewarder
  7. author
  8. (in the plural) neighbors/neighbours
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Akkadian 𒄑𒈥 (marru [GEŠMAR]). Compare Arabic مَرّ (marr) and Ancient Greek μάρρον (márrhon).

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [marrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [marre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܪܐ)

  1. shovel, spade, hoe, mattock
  2. mallet
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Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܪ-ܪ (m-r-r) related to bitterness.

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Noun[edit]

ܡܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. bitterness
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References[edit]

  • mr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • mry”, 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, pp. 190b-191a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 247b, 298a
  • 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. 823b-824b