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ܐܝܕܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *yad-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʔiðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔiðe(ʔ)], [ʔiðajjɑ(ʔ)], [ʔiðawwɑθɑ(ʔ)], [ʔiðahhɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܐܝܕܐ f (plural ܐܝܕܗܬܐ ,ܐܝܕܘܬܐ ,ܐܝܕܝܐ ,ܐܝܕܐ)

  1. (anatomy) hand; forearm, arm
  2. fist
  3. (animal anatomy) paw, forepaw
  4. glove
  5. armrest
  6. handle
  7. axle (of a wheel)
  8. clapper (of a bell)
  9. side, bank, shore
  10. (figuratively) power, might, dominion
  11. (figuratively) laying on of hands, ordination
InflectionEdit
Usage notesEdit

Usually, the plurals ܐܝܕܐ (ʾīḏēʾ) and ܐܝܕܝܐ (ʾīḏayyāʾ) are used for literal or animate senses while ܐܝܕܘܬܐ (ʾīḏawwāṯāʾ) and ܐܝܕܗܬܐ (ʾīḏahhāṯāʾ) are used for figurative or inanimate senses.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʔe(j)ðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔe(j)ðe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܐܝܕܐ m (plural ܐܝܕܐ)

  1. Alternative form of ܥܐܕܐ.
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "yd" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 136b-137a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 186a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 31b