ܥܠܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܠ-ܐ (ʿ-l-ʾ) related to raising up. Compare Arabic عِلِّيَّة (ʿillayya(t)) and Hebrew עֲלִיָּה (ʿălîyâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɛlliθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɛljɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܠܝܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܥܠܝܬܐ)

  1. (architecture) upper floor, chamber, room
  2. (architecture, military) battlement, merlon
  3. pinnacle
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܠ-ܐ (ʿ-l-ʾ) related to raising up.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɛllɑjtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɛllɑjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܠܝܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܥܠܝܬܐ)

  1. rising, elevation, promotion
  2. upper part
  3. (anatomy) thigh
  4. (logic) premise
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • (ly”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • (lyh”, 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. 254a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 415a
  • 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. 1102b-1103a