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Classical Syriac[edit]


  • IPA(key): [raxʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular and plural)
  • IPA(key): [raxʃe(ʔ)], [raxʃɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)


ܪܟܫܐ (raḵšāc (plural ܪܟܫܬܐ or ܪܟܫܐ)

  1. horse, stallion, mare
  2. (collectively) horses, equines

Usage notes[edit]

The plural form ܪܟܫܐ (raḵšēʾ) is grammatically common while the plural ܪܟܫܬܐ (raḵšāṯāʾ) is feminine.



  • rk$”, 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. 347a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 524a
  • 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. 1470a