סריס

HebrewEdit

Root
ס־ר־ס(s-r-s)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Akkadian ša rēši (literally who is at the head), cognate to זֶה‎ + רֹאשׁ‎. The root ס־ר־ס‎(s-r-s) is denominative.

NounEdit

סָרִיס (sarísm (plural indefinite סריסים‎)

  1. A eunuch.

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