ܦܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɑ(pə)pɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pɑ(pə)pe(ʔ)] (plural)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek πάππας ‎(páppas).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܦܦܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܦܦܐ)

  1. (Christianity) bishop, archbishop, pope (especially patriarch of Alexandria or Rome)
  2. (Christianity) priest, father (used of Greek priests)
Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܦܦܐ ‎(transliteration neededm

  1. A male given name.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian ببغا ‎(babǵā, parrot; bulbul). Also see ܒܒܓܐ ‎(babbaggāʾ).

Noun[edit]

ܦܦܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܦܦܐ)

  1. parrot
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • p)p)”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • pp)”, 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, pp. 1151b, 1217b