ܡܪܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܪ-ܪ (IPA(key): /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.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 190b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 303b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 839a