ܫܘܚܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܚ-ܬ (š-ḥ-t) related to rusting. Compare Akkadian [script needed] (šuḫtu) and Arabic سُحْت (suḥt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃuħtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃuħte(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܚܬܐ (transliteration neededc (plural ܫܘܚܬܐ)

  1. rust, aerugo, tarnish, verdigris, patina
  2. tartar (on teeth), sordes
  3. dirt, grime, filth
  4. venom
  5. (figuratively) foulness
  6. (figuratively, pathology) leprosy

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • $wxt”, 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. 366a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 564b
  • 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. 1524a