ܕܡܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܕ-ܡ-ܐ (IPA(key): /d-m-ʔ/) related to resembling. Compare Akkadian damē[Cuneiform?] and Hebrew דָּמִים (dāmîm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. price, hire, value
  2. ransom

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "dmyn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 66b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 94a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 309a-b