ܕܢܚܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ܕ-ܢ-ܚ(d-n-ḥ) related to shining, from Proto-Semitic *ḏrḥ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܕܢܚܐ (denḥā) m (uncountable)

  1. sunrise, dawn
  2. brightness, light
  3. east
  4. (figuratively) manifestation, appearance, arrival, birth, epiphany
  5. (astrology) horoscope

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ReferencesEdit

  • dnḥ”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-09-09
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 68a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 95b
  • 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, pp. 312b-313a