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Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ܨ-ܠ-ܐ(ṣ-l-ʾ) related to bending or bowing down.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sˁ(ə)loθɑ] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sˁ(ə)lawwɑθɑ] (plural)

NounEdit

ܨܠܘܬܐ ‎(ṣəlōṯāf ‎(plural ܨܠܘܬܐ)

  1. prayer
  2. temple, sanctuary
  3. (Christianity, theology) reconciliation, readmission to communion

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • clw”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 302a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 479a
  • 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. 1286b-1287a