ܥܪܣܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿrś. Compare Arabic عَرْش (ʿarš) and Hebrew עֶרֶשׂ (ʿéreś).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܥܪܣܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܥܪܣܘܬܐ or ܥܪܣܬܐ)

  1. bed
  2. couch
  3. litter, bier, stretcher

Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܥܪܣܐ (transliteration neededf

  1. (astronomy) collectively, the four stars (Kochab, Pherkad, Anwar al Farkadain, and Akhfa al Farkadain) that form the "bowl" of Ursa Minor

References[edit]

  • (rs”, 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. 264b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 429a
  • 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. 1141a