Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Hebrew מַר(mar).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܡܪܐ (mārām (plural ܡܪܘܬܐor ܡܪܝܐ‎, singular feminine counterpart ܡܪܬܐ‎)

  1. lord, master, ruler
  2. prince, satrap
  3. patrician, noble
  4. owner
  5. employer
  6. rewarder
  7. author
  8. (in the plural) neighbors/neighbours
InflectionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Old Armenian: մար (mar)
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Akkadian 𒄑𒈥 (marru [GEŠMAR]). Compare Arabic مَرّ(marr) and Ancient Greek μάρρον (márrhon).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [marrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [marre(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܡܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܪܐ)

  1. shovel, spade, hoe, mattock
  2. mallet
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From the root ܡ-ܪ-ܪ(m-r-r) related to bitterness.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܡܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. bitterness
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • mr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • mry”, 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. 190b-191a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 247b, 298a
  • 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. 823b-824b