ܪܚܡܬܐ

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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): [rɑħɛm(mə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [rɑħmɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܚܡܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܪܚܡܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܪܚܡܐ)

  1. friend
  2. (grammar, phonetics, in the plural) phonotactically-permissible phonemes
Inflection[edit]
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܚ-ܡ ‎(r-ḥ-m) related to loving. Compare Arabic رَحْمَة ‎(raḥma(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [rɛħm(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [rɛħmɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܚܡܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܪܚܡܬܐ)

  1. love, kindness
  2. friendship
  3. desire
  4. (figuratively) magnetism
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References[edit]

  • rxmh”, 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. 538a
  • 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. 1456b, 1457a, b