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Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Akkadian 𒈣 (elippu [MA2]).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʔɛl(lə)fɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔɛl(lə)fe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܐܠܦܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܐܠܦܐ)

  1. ship, boat, galley
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

ܐܠܦܐ (transliteration neededf

  1. (astronomy) Argo Navis
  2. (astronomy) setting of Pleiades

Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek ἄλφα (álpha), from Phoenician 𐤀𐤋𐤐(ʾlp).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʔalpɑ(ʔ)], [ʔalfɑ(ʔ)]

NounEdit

ܐܠܦܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. alpha (Greek letter Α)
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Semitic *ʾalp-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʔalpɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔal(ə)fe(ʔ)], [ʔal(ə)fajjɑ(ʔ)], [ʔal(ə)fɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

NumeralEdit

ܐܠܦܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܐܠܦܝܐor ܐܠܦܐ)

  1. thousand
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ˀlp”, 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, pp. 10b-11a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 18a-b
  • 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, pp. 50b-51a