ܬܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian 𒇯(tillu [DU6]). Compare Arabic تَلّ(tall) and Hebrew תֵּל(tēl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tɛllɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tɛlle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܬܠܐ)

  1. hill
  2. tell, mound, pile, earthwork, embankment
  3. ruins
  4. (figuratively) large amount
  5. (sewing, in the plural) needlework in a relief

Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܬܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededf

  1. Tela, a city west of Nisibis

References[edit]

  • tl”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2012-08-01
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 392a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 613a
  • 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. 1646b