ܐܡܝܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَمِير (ʾamīr). The plural form ܐܡܝܪܐܢ (ʾammīrā(ʾ)n) is influenced by Persian امیران.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔammirɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔammire(ʔ)], [ʔammirɑ(ʔ)n], [ʔammirɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܡܝܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܐܡܝܪܢܐ ,ܐܡܝܪܐܢ ,ܐܡܝܪܐ)

  1. emir, prince, prefect, commander

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ")myr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 11b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 19b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 55a-b