ܫܠܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܠ-ܐ ‎(š-l-ʾ) related to drawing out. Compare Hebrew שִׁלְיָה ‎(šilyâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃ(ə)liθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃɛljɑθɑ(ʔ)], [ʃaljɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܠܝܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܫܠܝܬܐ)

  1. (anatomy) placenta, afterbirth; caul
  2. membrane, thin skin

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • $lyyh”, 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. 369a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 580b
  • 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. 1565b