ܐܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾimm-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܐܡܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܐܡܗܐ ,ܐܡܗܬܐ ; singular masculine counterpart ܐܒܐ)

  1. mother
  2. abbess
  3. metropolis
  4. (figuratively) source, origin
  5. (anatomy) womb
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Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Hebrew אַמָּה (ʾammâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔammɑ(ʔ)], [ʔɑmɑ(ʔ)], [ʔemɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔamme(ʔ)], [ʔɑme(ʔ)], [ʔeme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܡܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܐܡܐ)

  1. canal, aqueduct
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܐܡܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܐܡܬܐ
Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܐܡܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. emphatic plural of ܐܡܬܐ
Pronunciation[edit]

References[edit]

  • ")m" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2011-07-02.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 11a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 18b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 52b