ܕܟܪܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *ðikar- (man; male; phallus).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [dɛxrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dɛxre(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܕܟܪܐ m (plural ܕܟܪܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܢܩܒܬܐ)

  1. male, man
  2. (anatomy) penis
  3. (in the plural, anatomy) male genitalia
  4. ram (male sheep)
  5. (uncountable) arsenic

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "dkr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 64b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 92a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 302b
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