ܦܥܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܦ-ܥ-ܪ ‎(p-ʿ-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 ‎(p-ʿ-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 Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 283a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 453b
  • 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. 1217b