ܪܚܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܚ-ܫ (IPA(key): /r-ħ-ʃ/) related to moving. Compare Hebrew רַחַשׁ ‎(ráḥaš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [raħʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular and plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܚܫܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܪܚܫܐ)

  1. (collectively) any creeping thing: insects (especially ants), vermin, reptiles, fish, etc.
  2. (pathology, in the plural) hoarseness, sore throat
  3. (medicine) gangrene
  4. (botany) hard plant skin
  5. sandal
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܚ-ܫ (IPA(key): /r-ħ-ʃ/) related to moving.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [r(ə)ħɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [r(ə)ħɑʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܚܫܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܪܚܫܐ)

  1. decay
  2. (oncology) malignant tumor/tumour
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "rx$" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 344b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 538b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1459a