ፈረስ

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Amharic[edit]

ፈረስ(1)።
ፈረስ(2)።

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Semitic *paraš-. Cognates include Ge'ez ፈረስ (färäs) and Arabic فَرَس(faras).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfəɾəs/
  • Hyphenation: ፈ‧ረስ

Noun[edit]

ፈረስ (färäsm or f (plural ፈረሶች (färäsočč))

  1. horse
  2. (chess, rare) knight

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The gender of ፈረስ depends on the natural gender of the referent. As such, it may be translated as either stallion (masculine) or mare (feminine) depending on the context. If the natural gender is unknown, the masculine gender is used.

References[edit]

  • Thomas Leiper Kane (1990), “ፈረስ”, in Amharic-English Dictionary, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN
  • Wolf Leslau (2000) Introductory Grammar of Amharic, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 20

Ge'ez[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Arabic فَرَسٌ(farasun), Hebrew פָּרָשׁ‎.

Noun[edit]

ፈረስ (färäsm or f (plural አፍራስ)

  1. horse

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Tigrinya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Arabic فَرَس(faras)

Noun[edit]

ፈረስ (färäs) (plural ኣፍራሰ (ʾafrasä))

  1. horse