ܥܦܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic عَفَر (ʿafar) and Hebrew עָפָר (ʿāᵽār, dust)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕafrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕafre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܦܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܥܦܪܐ)

  1. earth, soil, dust
Inflection[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܦ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ʕ-p-r/) related to cloaking.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕafrɑ(ʔ)], [ʕ(ə)fɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕafre(ʔ)], [ʕ(ə)fɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܦܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܥܦܪܐ)

  1. garment, cloak, mantle, hood
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "(pr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2011-12-13.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 260a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 422b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1124a-b