ܥܡܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܡ-ܠ ‎(ʿ-m-l) related to toiling. Compare Arabic عَمَل ‎(ʿamal) and Hebrew עָמָל ‎(ʿāmāl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕamlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕamle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܡܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܥܡܠܐ)

  1. labour, work, toil
  2. weariness, pain, trouble
  3. district, prefecture
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic عَامِل ‎(ʿāmil).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɑmlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɑmle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܡܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܥܡܠܐ)

  1. prefect, official
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • (ml”, 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. 256a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 417b
  • 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. 1112a