ܪܚܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܚ-ܡ(r-ḥ-m) related to loving.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [rɑħmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [rɑħme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܚܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܪܚܡܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܪܚܡܬܐ)

  1. friend
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܚ-ܡ(r-ḥ-m) related to loving. Compare Arabic رَحِم(raḥim) and Hebrew רַחַם(ráḥam) and רַחֲמִים(raḥămîm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [raħmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [raħme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܚܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܪܚܡܐ)

  1. (anatomy) various meanings: womb, uterus; (male or female) genitalia; bladder
  2. (anatomy, in the plural) bowels, intestines; insides, viscera
  3. (figuratively, in the plural) mercy, compassion, pity, favor/favour, affection, love, tenderness
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • rxm”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • rxmyn”, 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. 343a, b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 537b
  • 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. 1456b