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Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Modified from ܗܢܝܢ (hennên, they), with the initial consonant quiescing.



ܐܢܝܢ (transliteration neededf pl (singular ܗܝ, singular masculine counterpart ܗܘ, plural masculine counterpart ܐܢܘܢ)

  1. an enclitic used as a copula for a third-person plural feminine subject; they are
  2. (with a preceding first- or second-person plural pronoun) an enclitic used as a copula for a plural feminine subject; (we) are, (you) are
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Etymology 2Edit



ܐܢܝܢ (transliteration neededf pl (singular ܠܗ, singular masculine counterpart ܠܗ, plural feminine counterpart ܐܢܘܢ)

  1. often used as a third-person plural feminine direct object; them
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  • ˀnyn”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Brockelmann, Carl (1895) Lexicon Syriacum (in Latin), Berlin, Edinburgh: Reuther & Reichard, T. & T. Clark
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press