ܫܟܪ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭱𐭪𐭥 ‎(šakar), from Sanskrit शर्करा ‎(śárkarā, ground or candied sugar, originally grit or gravel), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱorkeh₂ ‎(gravel, boulder). Compare Arabic سُكَّر ‎(sukkar).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃɛkkar], [ʃakkar], [ʃɑkkɑr]

Noun[edit]

ܫܟܪ ‎(šekkar) m (uncountable)

  1. sugar

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܫܟܪ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܫܟܪܐ
  2. construct singular of ܫܟܪܐ

References[edit]

  • $kr”, 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. 368b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 577b
  • 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. 1559b