Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *ʾimm-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܐܡܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܐܡܗܐor ܐܡܗܬܐ‎, singular masculine counterpart ܐܒܐ‎)

  1. mother
  2. abbess
  3. metropolis
  4. (figurative) source, origin
  5. (anatomy) womb
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Hebrew אַמָּה(ʾammâ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʔammɑ(ʔ)], [ʔɑmɑ(ʔ)], [ʔemɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔamme(ʔ)], [ʔɑme(ʔ)], [ʔeme(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܐܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܐܡܐ)

  1. canal, aqueduct
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

ܐܡܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܐܡܬܐ
PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܐܡܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. emphatic plural of ܐܡܬܐ
PronunciationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ˀm”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-07-02
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 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. 18b
  • 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. 52b