Assyrian Neo-Aramaic edit

Root
ܘ ܥ ܕ (w ˁ d)
2 terms

Etymology edit

From Aramaic עֵדְתָּא (ˁēḏtā), from Biblical Hebrew עֵדָה (ʿēḏâ); compare Arabic عِدَّة (ʕidda).

Pronunciation edit

  • (standard) IPA(key): [ʕedːtɑː]
  • (Nineveh Plains) IPA(key): [ʔeːta]
  • (Urmian) IPA(key): [ʔiːtɑː]

Noun edit

ܥܹܕܬܵܐ (ˁēdtāf sg (plural ܥܹܕܵܬܹ̈ܐ (ˁēdātē) or ܥܹܕ݇ܬܵܬܹ̈ܐ (ˁētātē))

  1. church (Christian house of worship)
  2. church, denomination (group of people who follow the same Christian religious beliefs)
  3. congregation, assembly, company

Inflection edit

Derived terms edit

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Classical Syriac edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Hebrew עֵדָה (ʿēḏâ). Compare Arabic عِدَّة (ʕidda).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ʕedtɑ/, [ʕeðtɑ], [ʕɛðtɑ], [ʕe(t)tɑ], [ʕiðtɑ], [ʕi(t)tɑ] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕeðɑθɑ], [ʕiðɑθɑ] (plural)

Noun edit

ܥܕܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܥܕ̈ܬܐ)

  1. congregation, assembly, company
  2. church, temple

Inflection edit

References edit

  • ˁdh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 247a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 402a
  • 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, p. 1074a