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ܥܢܢܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Arabic عَنَان (ʿanān) and Hebrew עָנָן (ʿānān).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʕ(ə)nɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕ(ə)nɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܥܢܢܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܥܢܢܐ)

  1. cloud
  2. cloudiness
  3. (alchemy) quicksilver, mercury
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Arabic عِنِّين (ʿinnīn).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʕannɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕannɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

AdjectiveEdit

ܥܢܢܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܥܢܢܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܥܢܢܬܐ)

  1. sexually impotent
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "(nn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 257a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 420b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1118a