ܡܬܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܬ-ܠ ‎(m-t-l) related to comparing. Compare Arabic مَثَل ‎(maṯal) and Hebrew מָשָׁל ‎(māšāl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maθlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [maθle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܬܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܡܬܠܐ)

  1. comparison
  2. parable, proverb
  3. tale, fable
  4. myth
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܬ-ܠ-ܐ ‎(t-l-ʾ) related to hanging. Compare Hebrew מִתְלֶה ‎(miṯlê).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܡܬܠܐ ‎(transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. hanging
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܬ-ܠ ‎(n-t-l) related to giving. Compare Hebrew מַתָּן ‎(mattān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mattɑlɑ(ʔ)], [mat(tə)lɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [mattɑle(ʔ)], [mat(tə)le(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܬܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܡܬܠܐ)

  1. giving
  2. gift
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • mtl”, 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. 194a, 215b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 317b
  • 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. 869a-b

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