ܥܛܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܛ-ܪ ‎(ʿ-ṭ-r) related to being emitted. Compare Arabic عِطْر ‎(ʿiṭr) and Hebrew עֲתַר ‎(ʿăṯar).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɛtˁrɑ(ʔ)](singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɛtˁre(ʔ)], [ʕɛtˁrɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܛܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܥܛܪܢܐ or ܥܛܪܐ)

  1. vapor/vapour, fume, steam
  2. (weather) whirlwind
  3. smell, odor/odour, perfume
  4. incense
  5. (botany) aspalathus
  6. (architecture) volute
Inflection[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

The plural ܥܛܪܢܐ ‎(ʿeṭrānēʾ) is used for the sense of "incense" while the plural ܥܛܪܐ ‎(ʿeṭrēʾ) is used for other senses.

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above. Compare Arabic عَطَّار ‎(ʿaṭṭār).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕatˁtˁɑrɑ(ʔ)](singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕatˁtˁɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܛܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܥܛܪܐ)

  1. druggist, pharmacist
  2. perfumer
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • (Tr”, 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. 251a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 410b
  • 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. 1094b