ܬܘܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *θawr- ‎(bull, ox).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tawrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tawre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܘܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܬܘܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܬܘܪܬܐ)

  1. steer, bull, ox
Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܬܘܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm

  1. (astrology, astronomy) Taurus (constellation and zodiac sign)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܬ-ܘ-ܪ ‎(t-w-r) related to amazement.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t(ə)wɑrɑ(ʔ)]
  • Hyphenation: ܬ‧ܘ‧ܪܐ

Noun[edit]

ܬܘܪܐ ‎(transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. amazement, wonder
  2. stupor, bewilderment, confusion
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • twr”, 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. 389a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 608b
  • 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. 1633b