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Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Arabic أَنْتَ(ʾanta) and Hebrew אַתָּה(ʾattâ).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ܐܢܬ (ʾa[n]tm (plural ܐܢܬܘܢ‎, feminine singular ܐܢܬܝ‎, feminine plural ܐܢܬܝܢ‎)

  1. (personal) you, thou
  2. (intensive) you yourself

Etymology 2Edit

Modified from above.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ܐܢܬ (-ʾa[n]t, -tm (plural ܐܢܬܘܢ‎, feminine singular ܐܢܬܝ‎, feminine plural ܐܢܬܝܢ‎)

  1. an enclitic used as a copula for a second-person masculine singular subject; you are
Usage notesEdit

Usually, the form ܐܢܬ(ʾa[n]t) is written separately from the word it follows while the alternative form (-t) is written together with the word it follows.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ˀnt”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-06-16
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary : قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 14a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 22a
  • 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. 66a