חזירתא

AramaicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Akkadian 𒄷𒆰𒌈 (ḫuzīrtu), Hebrew חזירה(hazīráh), Arabic خِنْزِيرَة(ḵinzīra).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

חזירתא (ħzīrtā’f (plural חזירתא, singular masculine counterpart חזירא‎)

  1. pig, swine, sow

ReferencesEdit

  • ḥzyrh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press