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ܣܛܢܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew שָׂטָן (Śāṭān). Compare Arabic شَيْطَان (Šayṭān).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sɑtˁɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sɑtˁɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܣܛܢܐ m (plural ܣܛܢܐ)

  1. adversary, enemy
  2. devil

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

ܣܛܢܐ m

  1. (religion) Satan, the Devil

ReferencesEdit

  • "sTn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 227a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 373b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 996b