ܦܘܪܬܥܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic. Compare Arabic بُرْغُوث (burġūṯ), Hebrew פַּרְעוֹשׁ (parʿôš), and Ugaritic 𐎔𐎗𐎙𐎘 (prġṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [purtaʕnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [purtaʕne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܘܪܬܥܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܦܘܪܬܥܢܐ)

  1. flea (insect)
  2. kind of flea beetle

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "pwrt(n" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 272a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 440a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1174b