ܢܘܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *nūr-. Cognate with Arabic نُور(nūr) and Hebrew נוּר(nûr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܢܘܪܐ ‎(nūrā’f ‎(plural ܢܘܪܘܬܐ)

  1. fire, conflagration
  2. (in the plural) volcanoes
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Akkadian 𒈾𒈠𒊒𒌝(nāmaru [NA.MA.RU.UM]).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nawrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nawre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܘܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܢܘܪܐ)

  1. mirror
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Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܘ-ܪ(n-w-r) related to shying.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܢܘܪܐ ‎(transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. shying, dreading, fearing
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Etymology 4[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܘ-ܪ(n-w-r) related to shying.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nawwɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nawwɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܢܘܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܢܘܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܢܘܪܬܐ)

  1. terrified, fearful, daunted
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References[edit]

  • nwr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-11-22
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 200b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 334a-b
  • 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. 904a-b