ܨܦܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sˁafrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sˁafre(ʔ)], [sˁafrawwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܨܦܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܨܦܪܘܬܐ or ܨܦܪܐ)

  1. morning
  2. dawn, daybreak
  3. (figuratively) onset, early stage
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Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Arabic عُصْفُور ‎(ʿuṣfūr) and Hebrew צִפּוֹר ‎(ṣippôr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sˁɛp(pə)rɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sˁɛp(pə)re(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܨܦܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܨܦܪܐ)

  1. small bird; sparrow, finch
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Etymology 3[edit]

Modified from above. Compare Hebrew צַפָּר ‎(ṣappār).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sˁappɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sˁappɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܨܦܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܨܦܪܐ)

  1. bird dealer
  2. birdwatcher
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • cpr”, 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. 304b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 483a
  • 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. 1298b-1299a

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