ܫܝܫܠܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Common Semitic; compare Akkadian [script needed] ‎(šeršerratu), Arabic سِلْسِلَة ‎(silsila(t)), Hebrew שַׁרְשֶׁרֶת ‎(šaršéreṯ), and Amharic ሰንሰለት ‎(sänsälät). Also compare Old Armenian շղթայ ‎(šłtʿay).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃe(j)ʃaltɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃe(j)ʃle(ʔ)], [ʃe(j)ʃlɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܝܫܠܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܫܝܫܠܬܐ or ܫܝܫܠܐ)

  1. chain, bond, fetter
  2. line, series, sequence
  3. offspring
  4. crowd, throng, troop
  5. (grammar, orthography) vowel diacritic

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • $y$lh”, 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. 384b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 575b
  • 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. 1555a