ܫܢܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *šinn-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʃɛnnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃɛnne(ʔ)], [ʃɛnnɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܫܢܐ ‎(šinnāc ‎(plural ܫܢܢܬܐ or ܫܢܬܐ or ܫܢܐ)

  1. (anatomy) tooth, fang, tusk
  2. (anatomy) axis, epistropheus
  3. ivory
  4. tooth (of a fork), prong, spike
  5. rocky crag, steep cliff, mountain peak
  6. age, era
InflectionEdit
Usage notesEdit

Usually, the plural ܫܢܐ ‎(šennēʾ) is used for the literal sense of "teeth" while the plurals ܫܢܬܐ ‎(šennāṯāʾ) and ܫܢܢܬܐ ‎(šennāṯāʾ) are used for figurative senses.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic سَنَاء ‎(sanāʾ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʃannɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃanne(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܫܢܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܫܢܐ)

  1. sublimity, great honor/honour
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܫܢܐ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܫܢܬܐ

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܫܢܐ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܫܢܬܐ

Etymology 5Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܫܢܐ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܫܢܝܐ
  2. construct singular of ܫܢܝܐ

ReferencesEdit

  • "$n" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 374a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 586a-587a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1577b
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