Classical Syriac edit

Etymology edit

From Akkadian 𒄑𒆕 (sikkatum). Cognate with Arabicسِكَّة(sikka) and Hebrewסִכָּה(sikkā́).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ܣܟܬܐ (sekkǝṯāf (pluralܣܟܐ(sekkē))

  1. pin, peg, pole
  2. nail, stake
  3. wedge
  4. splinter
  5. ploughshare
  6. (pathology) wart

Inflection edit

Descendants edit

  • Arabic: ⁧سِكَّة(sikka)

References edit

  • skh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-11-30
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, page 228a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 378a
  • 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 1012a