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ܬܐܢܬܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *tiʾin-.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /teʔntɑʔ/, [te(ʔ)(t)tɑ(ʔ)]

NounEdit

ܬܐܢܬܐ f (plural ܬܐܢܐ)

  1. fig (tree and fruit)
  2. (medicine) hard red swelling
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ܬ-ܘ-ܢ (IPA(key): /t-w-n/) related to urinating, from Proto-Semitic *ṯwn.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܬܐܢܬܐ f (uncountable)

  1. urine
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From the root ܐ-ܢ-ܐ (IPA(key): /ʔ-n-ʔ/) related to being busy.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [tɑ(ʔ)ntɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tɑ(ʔ)nɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܬܐܢܬܐ f (plural ܬܐܢܬܐ)

  1. handle, tieback
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "t)nh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 386b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 603a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 1619a, 1619b-1620a