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Classical Syriac[edit]


  • IPA(key): [pɛlle(ʔ)θɑ(ʔ)], [p(ə)le(ʔ)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pɛlʔɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)


ܦܠܐܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܦܠܐܬܐ)

  1. comparison, simile, allegory
  2. proverb, parable
  3. symbol
  4. illustration, image, type
  5. riddle, enigma


Proper noun[edit]

ܦܠܐܬܐ (transliteration neededf

  1. (in the plural) Proverbs


  • pl)h”, 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. 275b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 446a
  • 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. 1192b