The Alternative Classical Syriac Dictionary: ܦܘܚܪܐ

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Entry definition

ܦܘܚܪܐ 〈pwḥrʾ〉
etymology 1 From Akkadian 𒌺 〈𒌺〉. pronunciation
  • [puħrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • [puħre(ʔ)] (plural)
noun: {{syc-noun}}
  1. banquet
  2. (pejorative) mess, company, crowd, band
  3. (pejorative) excess, extravagance
etymology 2 From the root {{syc-root-entry}} related to softening. pronunciation
  • [puħħɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • [puħħɑre(ʔ)] (plural)
noun: {{syc-noun}}
  1. break, smash

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