ܒܘܪܟܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *birk-, *bark- (knee).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [burkɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [burke(ʔ)], [burkɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܒܘܪܟܐ f (plural ܒܘܪܟܬܐ ,ܒܘܪܟܐ)

  1. (anatomy) knee
  2. kneeling, genuflection/genuflexion
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ܒ-ܪ-ܟ (IPA(key): /b-r-k/) related to blessing.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [burrɑxɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [burrɑxe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܒܘܪܟܐ m (plural ܒܘܪܟܐ)

  1. benediction
  2. blessing, gift
  3. good
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From early Middle Persian *bōrak[script?].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܒܘܪܟܐ m (uncountable)

  1. borax
  2. niter/nitre
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 17:09