ܬܚܘܡܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ܬ-ܚ-ܡ(t-ḥ-m) related to limiting or defining. Compare Akkadian 𒋫𒄷𒈬 (/taḫūmu/, boundary, frontier), Arabic تُخْم(tuḵm), and Hebrew תְּחוּם(təḥûm).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [t(ə)ħumɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [t(ə)ħume(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܬܚܘܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܬܚܘܡܐ)

  1. border, boundary, frontier, limit
  2. (in the plural) territory
  3. limitation, extreme
  4. regulation, precept, constitution, law
  5. penalty
  6. definition, term
  7. (of time) end, finish

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • tḥwm”, 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. 390a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 609b
  • 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. 1637a-b