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 ‎(ˁap̄rām ‎(plural ܥܦܪܐ)

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

From the root ܥ-ܦ-ܪ ‎(ʿ-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
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References[edit]

  • (pr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-12-13
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 260a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 422b
  • 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. 1124a-b