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ܦܘܡܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *pay-. Compare Akkadian 𒅗 (pû [KA]), Amharic አፍ (ʾäf), Arabic فَم (fam), Hebrew פֶּה (), and Ugaritic 𐎔 (p).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pumɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pume(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܦܘܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܦܘܡܐ)

  1. (anatomy) mouth
  2. (animal anatomy) beak
  3. mouthful
  4. entrance, opening, orifice
  5. command, order, decree
  6. surface, peel
  7. riverbank
  8. blade, edge of a sword

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "pwm" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 271a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 437b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1165a-b