ܐܘܡܬܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from ܐܡܐ (ʾemmā(ʾ), mother). Compare Arabic أُمَّة (ʾumma(t)) and Hebrew אֻמָּה (ʾummâ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʔum(mə)θɑ(ʔ)]

NounEdit

ܐܘܡܬܐ c (plural ܐܘܡܘܬܐ ,ܐܡܘܬܐ)

  1. nation, people, race
  2. class, genus

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ")wmh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 11a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 6b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 17a
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