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See also: ܐܪܢܐ


Classical SyriacEdit


From Proto-Semitic *ʾuðn-.


  • IPA(key): [ʔɛðnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔɛðne(ʔ)], [ʔɛðnɑθɑ(ʔ)], [ʔɛðnɑhɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)


ܐܕܢܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܐܕܢܗܬܐ or ܐܕܢܬܐ or ܐܕܢܐ)

  1. (anatomy) ear
  2. (animal anatomy) fish gill
  3. (figuratively) anything that sticks out; handle, promontory, bay, gulf
  4. bottle opening
  5. (by extension) bottle

Usage notesEdit

Usually, the plural ܐܕܢܐ (ʾeḏnēʾ) is used for literal senses while ܐܕܢܬܐ (ʾeḏnāṯāʾ) and ܐܕܢܗܬܐ (ʾeḏnāhāṯāʾ) are used for figurative senses.



  • )dn”, 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. 3a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 4a
  • 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. 10b