Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Arabic أَنْتُمْ(ʾantum) and Hebrew אַתֶּם(ʾattem).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔanton/, [ʔatton]

PronounEdit

ܐܢܬܘܢ (transliteration neededm pl (singular ܐܢܬ‎, singular feminine counterpart ܐܢܬܝ‎, plural feminine counterpart ܐܢܬܝܢ‎)

  1. (personal) you
  2. (intensive) you yourselves

Etymology 2Edit

Modified from above.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [-(ʔ)atton] (after a word ending in a consonant)
  • IPA(key): [-ton] (after a word ending in a vowel)

PronounEdit

ܐܢܬܘܢ (transliteration neededm pl (singular ܐܢܬ‎, singular feminine counterpart ܐܢܬܝ‎, plural feminine counterpart ܐܢܬܝܢ‎)

  1. an enclitic used as a copula for a second-person masculine plural subject; you are
Usage notesEdit
  • Usually, the form ܐܢܬܘܢ‎ is written separately from the word it follows while the alternative form ܬܘܢ-‎ is written together with the word it follows.
See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ˀntwn”, 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 : قاموس سرياني-عربي, 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