ܐܘܡܢܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian [script needed] (ummânūtu)[Cuneiform needed]. Compare Hebrew אֻמָּנוּת (ʾummānûṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔummɑnuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔummɑnwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܘܡܢܘܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܐܘܡܢܘܬܐ)

  1. trade, craft
  2. workmanship, skill, art
  3. craftiness, artifice, guile
  4. union, guild (of craftsmen)
  5. alchemy, chemistry
  6. (in the plural) engines of war

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • ")wmnw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 12a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 6b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 17a