ܡܘܚܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *muḫḫ- (head; brain; marrow).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [muħɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [muħe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܡܘܚܐ m (plural ܡܘܚܐ)

  1. (anatomy) brain; skull
  2. (figuratively) any soft substance inside a hard shell; marrow, fat, egg yolk, etc.
  3. bald head

InflectionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • ܡܘܚܝܐ

ReferencesEdit

  • "mwx" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 180a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 257a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 723b

AnagramsEdit

Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 17:57