ܚܘܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic حَيَّة (ḥayya(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܘܘܬܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܚܘܘܝܬܐ)

  1. snake, serpent
  2. (figuratively) Satan

References[edit]

  • "xywy" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 99b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 131a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 424b