ܐܘܡܢܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ܐܘܡܢܘܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (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