ܢܚܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Hebrew נַחַל ‎(náḥal).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [naħlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [naħle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܚܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܢܚܠܐ)

  1. torrent
  2. river, stream, wadi, gully
  3. gorge, valley
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܚ-ܠ ‎(n-ḥ-l) related to sifting.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɑħlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nɑħle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܚܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܢܚܠܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܢܚܠܬܐ)

  1. sifter
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܚ-ܠ ‎(n-ḥ-l) related to sifting.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [n(ə)ħɑlɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܢܚܠܐ ‎(transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. sifting
  2. superstitious choosing of times
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • nxl”, 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. 201a, b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 335b
  • 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. 907b-908a