ܨܦܪܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sˤafrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sˤafre(ʔ)], [sˤafrawwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܨܦܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܨܦܪܘܬܐor ܨܦܪܐ)

  1. morning
  2. dawn, daybreak
  3. (figuratively) onset, early stage
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Arabic عُصْفُور(ʿuṣfūr) and Hebrew צִפּוֹר(ṣippôr).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sˤɛp(pə)rɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sˤɛp(pə)re(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܨܦܪܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܨܦܪܐ)

  1. small bird; sparrow, finch
InflectionEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Modified from above. Compare Hebrew צַפָּר(ṣappār).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sˤappɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sˤappɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܨܦܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܨܦܪܐ)

  1. bird dealer
  2. birdwatcher
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ṣpr”, 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. 304b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 483a
  • 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. 1298b-1299a

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