ܛܝܪܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ܛ-ܘ-ܪ(ṭ-w-r) related to flying. Compare Arabic طَيْر(ṭayr).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [tˤajrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tˤajre(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܛܝܪܐ (ṭayrāf (plural ܛܝܪܐ)

  1. bird (especially bird of prey), birds
  2. winged insect
InflectionEdit
See alsoEdit

Proper nounEdit

ܛܝܪܐ (transliteration neededf

  1. (astronomy) name of a star

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Hebrew טִירָה(ṭîrâ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [tˤ(ə)jɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tˤ(ə)jɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܛܝܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܛܝܪܐ)

  1. hurdle
  2. enclosure, sheepfold
  3. flock, herd
  4. convent
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ṭyr”, 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. 126a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 172b
  • 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. 527b-528a