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Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *ðikar- (man; male; phallus).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [dɛxrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dɛxre(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܕܟܪܐ (deḵrām (plural ܕܟܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܢܩܒܬܐ)

  1. male, man
  2. (anatomy) penis
  3. (in the plural, anatomy) male genitalia
  4. ram (male sheep)
  5. (uncountable) arsenic

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • dkr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 64b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 92a
  • 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. 302b