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ܚܬܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *ʾaḫwat-.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܚܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܐܚܘܬܐ ; singular masculine counterpart ܐܚܐ)

  1. sister
  2. nun
  3. (figuratively) companion; relation, similarity

Etymology 2Edit

From Akkadian [script?] (ḫittu)[Cuneiform?].

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ħɛttɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɛtte(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܚܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܚܬܐ)

  1. beam, plank (especially one resting on piles or pillars)
  2. (by extension) plank bridge, wooden bridge
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ħɛttɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɛtte(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܚܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܚܬܐ)

  1. Alternative form of ܚܬܬܐ.
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ")xh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • "xt" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 5a, 120a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 163b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 503b