ܣܦܣܝܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Manichaean Parthian sfsyr ‎(safsēr, sword). Compare Middle Persian šmšyl ‎(šamšēr) / špšyl ‎(šafšēr, sword), Persian شمشیر ‎(šamšir), and Ancient Greek σαμψήρα ‎(sampsḗra, foreign sword).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [safse(j)rɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [safse(j)re(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܦܣܝܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܣܦܣܝܪܐ)

  1. sword, dagger, blade

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References[edit]

  • spsyr”, 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. 234a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 386a
  • 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. 1032b