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Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from ܐܡܐ (ʾemmā(ʾ), mother). Compare Arabic أُمَّة (ʾumma(t)) and Hebrew אֻמָּה (ʾummâ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܐܘܡܬܐ (transliteration neededc (plural ܐܘܡܘܬܐ or ܐܡܘܬܐ)

  1. nation, people, race
  2. class, genus

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • )wmh”, 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. 11a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 6b
  • 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. 17a