ܝܠܕܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ܘ-ܠ-ܕ(w-l-d), related to bearing children, from Proto-Semitic *walad-; compare Arabic وَلَد(walad), Hebrew יֶלֶד(yéleḏ).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical Edessan) IPA(key): [ˈjal.dɑ]
  • (Eastern Syriac) IPA(key): [ˈjal.dɑ]
  • (Western Syriac) IPA(key): [ˈjɑl.do]

NounEdit

ܝܠܕܐ (yaldām (plural ܝܠܕܐ (yaldē))

  1. birth, childbirth, delivery, nativity
  2. birthday
  3. (astrology) horoscope
  4. offspring, brood
  5. (in the plural) children, descendants
  6. descent, generation
  7. inhabitant, resident
  8. produce, fruit
    • Peshitta, Matthew 26:29:
      ܐܡܪ ܐܢܐ ܠܟܘܢ ܕܝܢ: ܕܠܐ ܐܫܬܐ ܡܢ ܗܫܐ ܡܢ ܗܢܐ ܝܠܕܐ ܕܓܦܬܐ: ܥܕܡܐ ܠܝܘܡܐ ܕܒܗ ܐܫܬܝܘܗܝ ܥܡܟܘܢ ܚܕܬܐ. ܒܡܠܟܘܬܗ ܕܐܒܝ.‎‎
      ʾāmar [ʾĕ]nā ləḵōn dên, də-lā ʾeštē men hāšā men hānā yaldā ḏa-ḡəp̄ettā, ʿəḏammā lə-yawmā ḏə-ḇēh ʾeštīw[hy] ʿamḵōn ḥa[d]ṯā bə-malkūṯēh ḏə-ʾāḇ[y]
      But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father's kingdom.

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Persian: یلدا(yaldâ)

ReferencesEdit

  • yld”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-05-08
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, pages 140b-141a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 192a
  • 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, page 573a-b