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ܫܢܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *šinn-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʃɛnnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃɛnne(ʔ)], [ʃɛnnɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܫܢܐ (transliteration needed) c (plural ܫܢܢܬܐ ,ܫܢܬܐ ,ܫܢܐ)

  1. (anatomy) tooth, fang, tusk
  2. (anatomy) axis, epistropheus
  3. ivory
  4. tooth (of a fork), prong, spike
  5. rocky crag, steep cliff, mountain peak
  6. age, era
InflectionEdit
Usage notesEdit

Usually, the plural ܫܢܐ (šennēʾ) is used for the literal sense of "teeth" while the plurals ܫܢܬܐ (šennāṯāʾ) and ܫܢܢܬܐ (šennāṯāʾ) are used for figurative senses.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic سَنَاء (sanāʾ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʃannɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃanne(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܫܢܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܫܢܐ)

  1. sublimity, great honor/honour
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܫܢܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܫܢܬܐ

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܫܢܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܫܢܬܐ

Etymology 5Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܫܢܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܫܢܝܐ
  2. construct singular of ܫܢܝܐ

ReferencesEdit

  • "$n" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 374a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 586a-587a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1577b