ܠܫܢܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *lišān-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [lɛʃʃɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [lɛʃʃɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܠܫܢܐ m (plural ܠܫܢܐ)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. (phonetics) pronunciation, articulation
  3. (linguistics) language, speech
  4. nation, people
  5. judgement
  6. (figuratively, geography) narrow stretch of land or water; isthmus, channel
  7. tongue-shaped ornament; wedge

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "l$n" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 174b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 245a-b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 698a-b
Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 17:56