ܐܟܣܢܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek ξένος (ksénos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔaks(ə)nɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔaks(ə)nɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܟܣܢܝܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܐܟܣܢܝܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܐܟܣܢܝܬܐ)

  1. stranger, foreigner
  2. pilgrim
  3. guest, visitor, lodger
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek ξενία (ksenía).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܐܟܣܢܝܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. strange or foreign country
  2. living or travelling abroad
  3. exile, banishment
  4. (figuratively) life of an anchorite
  5. hospitality, lodging
  6. hostelry, guesthouse

References[edit]

  • ")ksny)" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 159b-160a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 16b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 44b