ܦܥܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܦ-ܥ-ܪ (IPA(key): /p-ʕ-r/) related to gaping. Compare Arabic فَغْر (faġr) and Hebrew פַּעַר (páʿar).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɛʕrɑ(ʔ)], [paʕrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pɛʕre(ʔ)], [paʕre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܥܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܦܥܪܐ)

  1. cave, cavern
  2. chasm, gap, cleft
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܦ-ܥ-ܪ (IPA(key): /p-ʕ-r/) related to gaping.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [p(ə)ʕɑrɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܦܥܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. opening the mouth wide; yawning
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Arabic فَاغِرَة (fāġira(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɑʕrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pɑʕre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܥܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܦܥܪܐ)

  1. (botany) Avicennia pricklyash (Zanthoxylum avicennae)
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "p(r" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 283a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 453b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1217b