ܐܚܝܢܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܐܚܝܢܐ ((ʾə)ḥyānā(ʾ), relative) + the abstract noun ending ܘܬܐ- (-ūṯā(ʾ)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔəħjɑnutɑʔ/, [ħjɑnuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): /ʔəħjɑnwɑtɑʔ/, [ħjɑnwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܚܝܢܘܬܐ f (plural ܐܚܝܢܘܬܐ)

  1. relation, kinship, affinity, consanguinity
  2. similarity
  3. alliance, dependence
  4. (linguistics) derivation

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • ")xynw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 5b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 11a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 28a