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Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ܐ-ܪ-ܟ(ʾ-r-k) related to lengthening. Compare Hebrew אֹרֶךְ(ʾṓreḵ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܐܘܪܟܐ (ʾurkā) m (uncountable)

  1. length, lengthiness
  2. longitude

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ReferencesEdit

  • ˀwrk”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary : قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, page 19b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 8a
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2009) A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, Winona Lake, Indiana; Piscataway, New Jersey: Eisenbrauns; Gorgias Press, page 22b