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Classical Syriac[edit]


From the root ܥ-ܡ-ܩ (ʿ-m-q) related to depth.


  • IPA(key): [ʕ(ə)mɑqɑ(ʔ)]


ܥܡܩܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. (grammar, orthography) name of a vowel mark equivalent to /u/


  • (mq”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 418b
  • 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. 1113b