ܐܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally the plural of the archaic word ܐܢܦܐ (ʾanpāʾ, nose); not used in Classical Syriac. Compare Arabic أَنْف (ʾanf) and Hebrew אַף (ʾaᵽ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܐܦܐ f (plural only; not used in singular form)Category:Classical Syriac nounsCategory:Classical Syriac pluralia tantum

  1. (anatomy) nostrils
  2. face, countenance
  3. person
  4. surface
  5. region

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References[edit]

  • ")pyn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 17a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 21b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 85a-b