ܦܪܨܘܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πρόσωπον (prósōpon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [parˈsˁo.fɑ] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [parˈsˁo.fe] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܪܨܘܦܐ (parṣōp̄āʾm (plural ܦܪܨܘܦܐ)

  1. face, countenance, expression
  2. (of inanimate objects) face, surface
  3. person, self, individual, party
  4. (grammar) person; possessive suffix
  5. (Christianity, theology) person, aspect of Christ
  6. personification, persona, appearance, likeness
  7. pretext, pretense
  8. sense, meaning (of a word)
  9. (astrology) decan
  10. (orthography) diacritical point

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References[edit]

  • prcwp”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2012-01-25
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 291a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 464a
  • 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. 1249b-1250a