ܪܘܟܟܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܟ-ܟ (r-k-k) related to softening. Compare Hebrew רִכּוּךְ (rikkûḵ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܪܘܟܟܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. softening, softness
  2. emollient, poultice, cataplasm, fomentation
  3. hoeing, harrowing
  4. (phonetics) spirantization, aspiration

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References[edit]

  • rwkk”, 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. 346a-b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 534b
  • 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. 1449a