ܐܢܬ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic أَنْتَ (ʾanta) and Hebrew אַתָּה (ʾattâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ܐܢܬ (ʾa[n]tm (plural ܐܢܬܘܢ, feminine singular ܐܢܬܝ, feminine plural ܐܢܬܝܢ)

  1. (personal) you, thou
  2. (intensive) you yourself

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [-(ʔ)at] (after a word ending in a consonant)
  • IPA(key): [-t] (after a word ending in a vowel)
  • Homophone: ܐܢܬܝ

Pronoun[edit]

ܐܢܬ (-ʾa[n]t, -tm (plural ܐܢܬܘܢ, feminine singular ܐܢܬܝ, feminine plural ܐܢܬܝܢ)

  1. an enclitic used as a copula for a second-person masculine singular subject; you are
Usage notes[edit]

Usually, the form ܐܢܬ (ʾa[n]t) is written separately from the word it follows while the alternative form ܬ- (-t) is written together with the word it follows.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • ")nt" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2011-06-16.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 14a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 22a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 66a