ܫܘܪܝܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ܫ-ܪ-ܐ(š-r-ʾ). The sense of "subject" is a calque of Arabic مُبْتَدَأ(mubtadaʾ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʃurrɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃurrɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܫܘܪܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܫܘܪܝܐ)

  1. beginning, origin
  2. opening, introduction, preface
  3. (Christianity) exordium, kind of psalm
  4. (grammar) subject
InflectionEdit
AntonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From ܫܘܪܐ(Šūrāʾ, Assyria), ultimately from Akkadian 𒀸𒋩 (Aššur, Assur) + the masculine gentilic suffix ܝܐ-(-āyāʾ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʃurɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃurɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

AdjectiveEdit

ܫܘܪܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܫܘܪܝܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܫܘܪܝܬܐ‎)

  1. Assyrian
InflectionEdit

NounEdit

ܫܘܪܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܫܘܪܝܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܫܘܪܝܬܐ‎)

  1. Assyrian
InflectionEdit
See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • šwry”, 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. 382b, 419b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 568b
  • 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. 1536a