Assyrian Neo-Aramaic edit

Etymology edit

From Aramaic אִילוֹל (ʾīlūl), from Akkadian 𒌗𒆥 (itieluli, month of harvest). Compare Turoyo ܐܝܠܷܢ (ilën) and also borrowed into Arabic أَيْلُول (ʔaylūl).

Pronunciation edit

  • (standard) IPA(key): [ʔiːloːl]
  • (Barwar) IPA(key): [ʔiːlul]
  • (Nineveh Plains) IPA(key): [ʔiːlun]

Proper noun edit

ܐܝܼܠܘܿܠ (īlōlm

  1. The sixth month of the Assyrian calendar
  2. September (ninth month of the Gregorian calendar of thirty days)
  3. Elul (twelfth month of the Jewish calendar of twenty-nine days)

Coordinate terms edit

Gregorian calendar months in Assyrian Neo-Aramaic · ܝܲܪ̈ܚܹܐ ܕܣܘܼܪܓܵܕ݂ܵܐ ܡܵܘܠܵܕ݂ܵܝܵܐ (yarḥē d-surgāḏā māwlāḏāyā) (layout · text)
January February March April
ܟܵܢܘܿܢ ܬܪܲܝܵܢܵܐ (kānōn trayyānā) ܫܒ݂ܵܛ (šḇāṭ) ܐܵܕ݂ܵܪ (āḏār) ܢܝܼܣܵܢ (nīsān)
May June July August
ܐܝܼܵܪ (īyār) ܚܙܝܼܪܵܢ (ḥzīrān) ܬܵܡܘܿܙ (tāmōz) ܐܵܒ (āb), ܛܲܒܵܚ (ṭabbāḥ)
September October November December
ܐܝܼܠܘܿܠ (īlōl) ܬܸܫܪܝܼܢ ܩܲܕ݇ܡܵܝܵܐ (tišrīn qammāyā) ܬܸܫܪܝܼܢ ܬܪܲܝܵܢܵܐ (tišrīn trayyānā) ܟܵܢܘܿܢ ܩܲܕ݇ܡܵܝܵܐ (kānōn qammāyā)

Classical Syriac edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Aramaic אֱלוּל (ʾelul), from Akkadian 𒌗𒆥 (ITI.KIN /⁠ulūlu, elūlu⁠/).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ܐܝܠܘܠ (ʾīlūl)

  1. September
  2. Elul
Gregorian calendar months in Classical Syriac · ܣܘܪܓܕܐ ܓܪܝܓܘܪܝܐ (layout · text)
January February March April
ܟܢܘܢ ܒ (kānūn b) ܫܒܛ (šḇāṭ) ܐܕܪ (ʾādār) ܢܝܣܢ (nīsān)
May June July August
ܐܝܪ (ʾayyār) ܚܙܝܪܢ (ḥzīrān) ܬܡܘܙ (tammūz) ܐܒ (ʾāb)
September October November December
ܐܝܠܘܠ (ʾīlūl) ܬܫܪܝܢ ܐ (tešrīn ʾ) ܬܫܪܝܢ ܒ (tešrīn b) ܟܢܘܢ ܐ (kānūn ʾ)

Descendants edit

  • Arabic: أَيْلُول (ʔaylūl)

References edit

  • ܐܝܠܘܠ on syriacdictionary.net
  • ˀlwl”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons, page 67
  • Brockelmann, Carl (1928) Lexicon Syriacum (in Latin), 2nd edition, Halle: Max Niemeyer, published 1995, page 30
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 13

Further reading edit

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