ܕܢܚܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܕ-ܢ-ܚ (IPA(key): /d-n-ħ/) related to shining, Aramaic דנח, from Proto-Semitic *ḏrḥ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܕܢܚܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. sunrise, dawn
  2. brightness, light
  3. east
  4. (figuratively) manifestation, appearance, arrival, birth, epiphany
  5. (astrology) horoscope

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References[edit]

  • "dnx" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 68a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 95b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 312b-313a