ܦܫܦܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic فَسَفَس (fasafas) and Hebrew פִּשְׁפֵּשׁ (pišpēš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɛʃp(ə)ʃɑ(ʔ)], [paʃpɛʃʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pɛʃp(ə)ʃe(ʔ)], [paʃpɛʃʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܫܦܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܦܫܦܫܐ)

  1. bedbug
  2. (botany, dialectal) castor bean
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Hebrew פִּשְׁפָּשׁ (pišpāš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [paʃp(ə)ʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [paʃp(ə)ʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܫܦܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܦܫܦܫܐ)

  1. wicket (gate)
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • p$p$”, 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. 294b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p.468b
  • 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. 1262b