ܦܟܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܦ-ܟ-ܟ (p-k-k) related to bruising. Compare Arabic فَكّ (fakk, jaw) and Hebrew פַּךְ (paḵ, jar, jug).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pakkɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pakke(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܟܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܦܟܐ)

  1. slap, smack, blow, buffet
  2. outstretched tooth, tusk
  3. (anatomy) jaw; maxilla, jawbone; cheek, cheekbone
  4. (figuratively) side of an altar

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • pk”, 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. 275a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 445a
  • 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. 1190a