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Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the older form ܐܪܝܝܐ(ʾaryəyāʾ), from Proto-Semitic *ʾarway-. Compare Hebrew אֲרִי(ʾărî).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܐܪܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܐܪܝܘܬܐ‎, singular feminine counterpart ܐܪܝܘܬܐ‎)

  1. lion
  2. (medicine) leprosy

Usage notesEdit

The absolute and construct states of this word are not used.

InflectionEdit

Proper nounEdit

ܐܪܝܐ (transliteration neededm

  1. (astrology, astronomy) Leo (constellation and zodiac sign)

ReferencesEdit

  • ˀry”, 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, p. 19b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 28b
  • 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, p. 98b