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Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ܡܠܟܐ(malkā(ʾ), king) +‎ -ܘܬܐ(-ūṯāʾ, abstract noun ending). Compare Arabic مَلَكُوت(malakūt) and Hebrew מַלְכוּת(maləḵûṯ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [malkuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [malk(ə)wɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܡܠܟܘܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܡܠܟܘܬܐ)

  1. kingdom
  2. reign, rule
  3. realm
  4. dynasty
  5. majesty
  6. (used with possessive suffixes as a title) Majesty

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • mlkw”, 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. 186a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 277b-278a
  • 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. 772b-773a