ܐܢܫܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Arabic إنْسَان (ʾinsān) and Hebrew אֱנוֹשׁ (ʾĕnôš).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔənɑʃɑʔ/, [nɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular and plural)

NounEdit

ܐܢܫܐ c (plural ܐܢܫܐ)

  1. human, man, mortal
  2. mankind
  3. (in the plural) people
  4. (in the absolute state) one, someone, certain
  5. (with possessive suffixes) expresses kinsfolk or relations (especially parents or inhabitants)
    • ܐܢܫܝܗ ܕܡܕܝܢܬܐ
      (ʾə)nāšêh da-m(ə)ḏī(n)ttāʾ
      the people of the city

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • ܐܢܫܐܝܬ
  • ܐܢܫܘܬܐ
  • ܐܢܫܝ
  • ܒܪ ܐܢܫܐ
    • ܒܪܢܫ
    • ܡܬܒܪܢܫܘܬܐ
  • ܒܪܬ ܐܢܫܐ

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ")n$" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 13b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 22a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 65a-b
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