ܦܛܝܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܦ-ܛ-ܪ ‎(p-ṭ-r); compare Arabic فَطِير ‎(faṭīr). The sense of "Passover" is a calque of Ancient Greek τὰ ἀζύμα ‎(tà azúma).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [patˁtˁirɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [patˁtˁire(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܦܛܝܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܦܛܝܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܦܛܝܪܬܐ)

  1. unleavened, azymous
  2. fresh, raw
  3. (of skins or hides) untanned
  4. (figuratively) sincere

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܦܛܝܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܦܛܝܪܐ)

  1. unleavened bread

Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܦܛܝܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm

  1. (Christianity, in the plural) Passover, Easter; Lord's Supper

References[edit]

  • pTyr”, 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, pp. 273b, 416a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 442a
  • 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. 1181b