ܚܙܝܪܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Akkadian ḫuzīru[Cuneiform?], Arabic خِنْزِير (ḫinzīr), and Hebrew חֲזִיר (ḥăzîr).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)zirɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)zire(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܚܙܝܪܐ m (plural ܚܙܝܪܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܚܙܝܪܬܐ)

  1. pig, swine, hog

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • ܚܙܝܪܝܐ
  • ܚܙܝܪܘܬܐ

ReferencesEdit

  • "xzyr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 101b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 136b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 439b
Last modified on 27 August 2013, at 20:32