Assyrian Neo-Aramaic edit

Etymology edit

From Aramaic תַּמּוּז (tammūz), from Akkadian 𒌗𒋗 (itiDuʾzu/Dūzu), from Sumerian 𒌉𒍣 (DUMU.ZID, the true son).

Pronunciation edit

  • (standard) IPA(key): [taːmoːz]
  • (Barwar) IPA(key): [taːmuz]
  • (Nineveh Plains) IPA(key): [taːmɪs]

Proper noun edit

ܬܵܡܘܿܙ (tāmōzm

  1. The fourth month of the Assyrian calendar
  2. July (seventh month of the Gregorian calendar of thirty-one days)
  3. Tammuz (tenth month of the Jewish calendar of twenty-nine days)
  4. Tammuz (Sumerian god of food and vegetation)

Coordinate terms edit

Gregorian calendar months in Assyrian Neo-Aramaic · ܝܲܪ̈ܚܹܐ ܕܣܘܼܪܓܵܕ݂ܵܐ ܡܵܘܠܵܕ݂ܵܝܵܐ (yarḥē d-surgāḏā māwlāḏāyā) (layout · text)
January February March April
ܟܵܢܘܿܢ ܬܪܲܝܵܢܵܐ (kānōn trayyānā) ܫܒ݂ܵܛ (šḇāṭ) ܐܵܕ݂ܵܪ (āḏār) ܢܝܼܣܵܢ (nīsān)
May June July August
ܐܝܼܵܪ (īyār) ܚܙܝܼܪܵܢ (ḥzīrān) ܬܵܡܘܿܙ (tāmōz) ܐܵܒ (āb), ܛܲܒܵܚ (ṭabbāḥ)
September October November December
ܐܝܼܠܘܿܠ (īlōl) ܬܸܫܪܝܼܢ ܩܲܕ݇ܡܵܝܵܐ (tišrīn qammāyā) ܬܸܫܪܝܼܢ ܬܪܲܝܵܢܵܐ (tišrīn trayyānā) ܟܵܢܘܿܢ ܩܲܕ݇ܡܵܝܵܐ (kānōn qammāyā)

Classical Syriac edit

Etymology edit

From Aramaic תמוז, from Akkadian 𒌗𒋗 (itiDuʾzu/Dūzu), from Sumerian 𒌉𒍣 (DUMU.ZID, the true son).

Noun edit

ܬܡܘܙ (tāmūz)

  1. July
    Synonym: ܝܘܠܝܘܣ
  2. Tammuz, the 4th month of the Hebrew Calendar
  3. Dumuzi, Tammuz, a Sumerian god of food and vegetation.
Gregorian calendar months in Classical Syriac · ܣܘܪܓܕܐ ܓܪܝܓܘܪܝܐ (layout · text)
January February March April
ܟܢܘܢ ܒ (kānūn b) ܫܒܛ (šḇāṭ) ܐܕܪ (ʾādār) ܢܝܣܢ (nīsān)
May June July August
ܐܝܪ (ʾayyār) ܚܙܝܪܢ (ḥzīrān) ܬܡܘܙ (tammūz) ܐܒ (ʾāb)
September October November December
ܐܝܠܘܠ (ʾīlūl) ܬܫܪܝܢ ܐ (tešrīn ʾ) ܬܫܪܝܢ ܒ (tešrīn b) ܟܢܘܢ ܐ (kānūn ʾ)

References edit

  • tmwz”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons, page 1676
  • Brockelmann, Carl (1928) Lexicon Syriacum (in Latin), 2nd edition, Halle: Max Niemeyer, published 1995, page 827
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 615

Further reading edit

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