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ܥܝܡܐ

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Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ܥ-ܘ-ܡ (ʿ-w-m) related to obscuring. Compare Arabic غَيْم (ġaym). The sense of "aër" is a calque of Ancient Greek ᾱ̓ήρ (āḗr).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʕajmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕajme(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܥܝܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܥܝܡܐ)

  1. cloud, mist, fog
  2. (figuratively) aër, ritual veil

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • (ym”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 251a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 411b
  • 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. 1096b