ܡܪܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܪ-ܪ (m-r-r) related to bitterness. Compare Arabic مَرَارَة (marāra(t)) and Hebrew מְרוֹרָה (mərôrâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)rɑrtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [m(ə)rɑrɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܪܪܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܡܪܪܬܐ)

  1. (anatomy) gall bladder
  2. (biochemistry) gall, bile
  3. poison

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References[edit]

  • mrrh”, 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. 190b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 303b
  • 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. 839a