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Classical Syriac[edit]


From the root ܦ-ܫ-ܪ(p-š-r). Compare Hebrew פֵּשֶׁר(pḗšer).


  • IPA(key): [p(ə)ʃɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [p(ə)ʃɑre(ʔ)] (plural)


ܦܫܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܦܫܪܐ)

  1. melting, dissolving, liquefaction
  2. (physiology) digestion, rumination
  3. urine
  4. ripeness, maturity, development
  5. solution, cure
  6. mitigation, relaxation
  7. interpretation, explanation
  8. oneiromancy
  9. foolishness



  • 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. 295a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 469a
  • 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. 1263b-1264a