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Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew שָׂטָן(śāṭān); compare Arabic شَيْطَان(šayṭān), Mandaic ࡎࡀࡈࡀࡍࡀ[translit?] and Aramaic סָטָנָא[translit?].

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical Syriac) IPA(key): [sɑˈtˁɑ.nɑ]
  • (Eastern Syriac) IPA(key): [sɑˈtˁɑ.nɑ]
  • (Western Syriac) IPA(key): [soˈtˁo.no]

NounEdit

ܣܛܢܐ (sāṭānām (plural ܣܛܢܐ (sāṭānē))

  1. adversary, enemy
  2. devil

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

ܣܛܢܐ (sāṭānām

  1. (religion) Satan, the Devil
    • Bible (Peshitta, Peshitta.org Interlinear NT), Mark 1:13:
      ܘܗܘܐ ܬܡܢ ܒܡܕܒܪܐ ܝܘܡܬܐ ܐܪܒܥܝܢ ܟܕ ܡܬܢܣܐ ܡܢ ܣܛܢܐ‎‎
      wa-[hə]wā ṯammān bə-maḏbərā yawmāṯā ʾarbəʿīn kaḏ meṯnassē men sāṭānā
      He was there in the wilderness for forty days while being tempted by the Devil

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sṭn”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-11-29
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, page 227a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 373b
  • 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, page 996b