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Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ܚ-ܪ-ܫ(ḥ-r-š) related to magic. Compare Arabic سِحْر(siḥr).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ħarʃɑ(ʔ)], [ħɛrʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħarʃe(ʔ)], [ħɛrʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܚܪܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܪܫܐ)

  1. magic, witchcraft
  2. charm, enchantment, incantation
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Modified from above. Compare Arabic سَحَّار(saḥḥār).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ħarrɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħarrɑʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܚܪܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܪܫܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܚܪܫܬܐ‎)

  1. magician, sorcerer, wizard, enchanter
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From the root ܚ-ܪ-ܫ(ḥ-r-š) related to being mute or hoarse. Compare Arabic أَخْرَس(ʾaḫras) and Hebrew חֵרֵשׁ(ḥērēš).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ħarʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħarʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܚܪܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܪܫܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܚܪܫܬܐ‎)

  1. deaf-mute, mute
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ḥrš”, 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. 117b-118a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 159b-160a
  • 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. 496a-b

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