ܣܥܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic. Compare Akkadian 𒋠 (šārtu [SÍK]), Arabic شَعْرَة (šaʿra(t)), Hebrew שַׂעֲרָה (śaʿărâ), and Ugaritic 𐎌𐎓𐎗𐎚 (šʿrt, wool).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [s(ə)ʕɑrtɑ(ʔ)], [s(ə)ʕartɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [s(ə)ʕɑre(ʔ)], [s(ə)ʕɑrɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܥܪܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܣܥܪܬܐ or ܣܥܪܐ)

  1. (anatomy) single hair
Inflection[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Arabic شَعِير (šaʿīr) and Hebrew שְׂעוֹרָה (śəʿôrâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [s(ə)ʕɑr(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [s(ə)ʕɑre(ʔ)], [s(ə)ʕɑrɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܥܪܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܣܥܪܬܐ or ܣܥܪܐ)

  1. barley
  2. barleycorn (unit of measure)
  3. (pathology) kind of eye disease
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "s(rh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 233a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 384b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1028b