ܐܢܫܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Compare Arabic نَاس ‎(nās) and Hebrew אֱנוֹשׁ ‎(ʾĕnōš).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔənɑʃɑʔ/, [nɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular and plural)

NounEdit

ܐܢܫܐ ‎(transliteration neededc ‎(plural ܐܢܫܐ)

  1. human, man, mortal
  2. mankind
  3. (in the plural) people
  4. (in the absolute state) one, someone, certain
  5. (with possessive suffixes) expresses kinsfolk or relations (especially parents or inhabitants)
    • ܐܢܫܝܗ ܕܡܕܝܢܬܐ
      (ʾə)nāšêh da-m(ə)ḏī(n)ttāʾ
      the people of the city

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ReferencesEdit

  • ")n$" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 13b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 22a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 65a-b
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