Χαλδαῖος

Ancient GreekEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Akkadian 𒆳𒆗𒁺 (/Kaldu/), variant of 𒅗𒃻𒁺 (/Kašdu/), either by dissimilation or as a rendering of the Chaldean lateral ŝ. Cognate of Biblical Hebrew כַּשְׂדִּי(kaśdī, Chaldean), Aramaic כַּשְׂדָּי(kaśdāy, Chaldaean).[1][2][3]

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

Χᾰλδαῖος (Khaldaîosm (genitive Χᾰλδαίου); second declension

  1. a Chaldean

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: Χαλδαίος (Chaldaíos)
  • Latin: Chaldaeus

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Khan, Geoffrey; Streck, Michael P.; Watson, Janet CE (2012), S. Weninger, editor, The Semitic languages: an international handbook, volume 36, Walter de Gruyter, § 1.3.3.20. The etymon Kaldu, page 79
  2. ^ Freedman, David Noel; Myers, Allen C.; Beck, Astrid B. (2000), “Chaldea”, in Eerdmans dictionary of the Bible, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, page 230
  3. ^ Daniels, Peter T. (1997), Alan S. Kaye, editor, Phonologies of Asia and Africa: Including the Caucasus, Eisenbrauns, page 27

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