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ܐ U+0710, ܐ
SYRIAC LETTER ALAPH

[U+070F]
Syriac ܑ
[U+0711]

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Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Phoenician 𐤀 (ʾ, aleph). Compare Arabic ا (ʾ) and Hebrew א (ʾ).

PronunciationEdit

  • (letter name) IPA(key): [ʔɑlaf], [ʔɑlɛf]
  • (sound) IPA(key): [ʔ] or silent

LetterEdit

ܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. aleph, first letter of the Syriac alphabet

Coordinate termsEdit

  • Next: ܒ

See alsoEdit

NumeralEdit

ܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. (cardinal) number one (1)

ReferencesEdit

  • )”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 1a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 1a
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2009) A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, Winona Lake, Indiana; Piscataway, New Jersey: Eisenbrauns; Gorgias Press, p. 1a