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Classical Syriac[edit]


From Ancient Greek πρόσωπον ‎(prósōpon).


  • IPA(key): [parsˁofɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [parsˁofe(ʔ)] (plural)


ܦܪܨܘܦܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(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


See also[edit]


  • "prcwp" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 291a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 464a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 1249b-1250a