ܦܛܝܪܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ܦ-ܛ-ܪ(p-ṭ-r); compare Arabic فَطِير(faṭīr). The sense of "Passover" is a calque of Ancient Greek τὰ ἀζύμα (tà azúma).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [patˤtˤirɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [patˤtˤire(ʔ)] (plural)

AdjectiveEdit

ܦܛܝܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܦܛܝܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܦܛܝܪܬܐ‎)

  1. unleavened, azymous
  2. fresh, raw
  3. (of skins or hides) untanned
  4. (figurative) sincere

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

ܦܛܝܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܦܛܝܪܐ)

  1. unleavened bread

InflectionEdit

Proper nounEdit

ܦܛܝܪܐ (transliteration neededm

  1. (Christianity, in the plural) Passover, Easter; Lord's Supper

ReferencesEdit

  • pṭyr”, 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. 273b, 416a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 442a
  • 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. 1181b