Assyrian Neo-Aramaic edit

Etymology edit

From Aramaicנִיסָן(nīsān), from Akkadian 𒌚𒁈 (araḫ nisānu, literally Month of the sanctuary); also borrowed into Arabicنَيْسَان(naysān) and Hebrewנִיסָן(nisán).

Pronunciation edit

  • (standard) IPA(key): [niːsaːn]
  • (Nineveh Plains) IPA(key): [niːsan]

Proper noun edit

ܢܝܼܣܵܢ (nīsānm

  1. April (fourth month of the Gregorian calendar of thirty days, following March and preceding May)
  2. The first month of the Assyrian calendar of thirty days, traditionally beginning on the day of the new moon closest to the Vernal equinox.
  3. Nisan (seventh month of the Jewish calendar of thirty days, following Adar and preceding Iyar)
  4. a male given name
  5. a surname transferred from the given name

Derived terms edit

See also edit

Gregorian calendar months in Assyrian Neo-Aramaic · ⁧ܝܲܪ̈ܚܹܐ ܕܣܘܼܪܓܵܕ݂ܵܐ ܡܵܘܠܵܕ݂ܵܝܵܐ(yarḥē d-surgāḏā māwlāḏāyā) (layout · text)
January February March April
ܟܵܢܘܿܢ ܬܪܲܝܵܢܵܐ(kānōn trayyānā) ܫܒ݂ܵܛ(šḇāṭ) ܐܵܕ݂ܵܪ(āḏār) ܢܝܼܣܵܢ(nīsān)
May June July August
ܐܝܼܵܪ(īyār) ܚܙܝܼܪܵܢ(ḥzīrān) ܬܵܡܘܿܙ(tāmōz) ܐܵܒ(āb), ⁧ܛܲܒܵܚ(ṭabbāḥ)
September October November December
ܐܝܼܠܘܿܠ(īlōl) ܬܸܫܪܝܼܢ ܩܲܕ݇ܡܵܝܵܐ(tišrīn qammāyā) ܬܸܫܪܝܼܢ ܬܪܲܝܵܢܵܐ(tišrīn trayyānā) ܟܵܢܘܿܢ ܩܲܕ݇ܡܵܝܵܐ(kānōn qammāyā)

Classical Syriac edit

Etymology edit

From Aramaicנִיסָן⁩, from Akkadian 𒌚𒁈 (nisannu)

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ܢܝܣܢ (nīsān)

  1. April
  2. Nisan, Nissan
Gregorian calendar months in Classical Syriac · ⁧ܣܘܪܓܕܐ ܓܪܝܓܘܪܝܐ(layout · text)
January February March April
ܟܢܘܢ ܒ(kānūn b) ܫܒܛ(šḇāṭ) ܐܕܪ(ʾādār) ܢܝܣܢ(nīsān)
May June July August
ܐܝܪ(ʾayyār) ܚܙܝܪܢ(ḥzīrān) ܬܡܘܙ(tammūz) ܐܒ(ʾāb)
September October November December
ܐܝܠܘܠ(ʾīlūl) ܬܫܪܝܢ ܐ(tešrīn ʾ) ܬܫܪܝܢ ܒ(tešrīn b) ܟܢܘܢ ܐ(kānūn ʾ)

Descendants edit

  • Arabic: ⁧نيسان(naysān)
    • Persian: ⁧نَیسان(neysân)
  • Ottoman Turkish: ⁧نیسان

References edit

  • nysn”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • ܢܝܣܢ on syriacdictionary.net
  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons, page 906
  • Brockelmann, Carl (1928) Lexicon Syriacum (in Latin), 2nd edition, Halle: Max Niemeyer, published 1995, page 427
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 338

Further reading edit

 ܢܝܣܢ⁩ on the Aramaic Wikipedia.Wikipedia arc

Turoyo edit

Etymology edit

From Aramaicנִיסָן⁩.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ܢܝܣܷܢ (nisënm

  1. April

See also edit

Gregorian calendar months in Turoyo · ⁧ܝܰܪܚܶܐ(yarḥe) (layout · text)
January February March April
ܟܳܢܘܢ ܚܰܪܳܝܳܐ(konun ḥaroyo) ܐܷܫܘܷܛ(ëšwëṭ) ܐܳܕ݂ܰܪ(oḏar) ܢܝܣܷܢ(nisën)
May June July August
ܐܝـܝܰܪ(iyar) ܚܙܝܪܷܢ(ḥzirën) ܬܰܡܷܙ(tamëz) ܐܳܒ(ob), ⁧ܛܷܒܒܰܟ݂(ṭëbbax)
September October November December
ܐܝܠܷܢ(ilën) ܬܷܫܪܷܢ ܩܰܡܳܝܳܐ(tëšrën qamoyo) ܬܷܫܪܷܢ ܚܰܪܳܝܳܐ(tëšrën ḥaroyo) ܟܳܢܘܢ ܩܰܡܳܝܳܐ(konun qamoyo)