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ܠܫܢܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *lišān-.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

ܠܫܢܐ (transliteration neededm (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