ܚܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܢ-ܐ (IPA(key): /ħ-n-ʔ/) related to bending.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ܚܢܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. to bend a bow, to take aim

Etymology 2[edit]

From the older form *ܚܐܢܐ (ḥaʾnāʾ), dissimilated from *ܚܥܢܐ (ḥaʿnāʾ), from Proto-Semitic *ḥḍn; related to ܚܢܘܬܐ (ḥannūṯāʾ, uterus). Compare Arabic حِضْن (ḥiḍn) and Hebrew חֹצֶן (ḥṓṣen).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħannɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħanne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܢܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܚܢܐ)

  1. (anatomy) bosom; lap; pudenda, genitalia
  2. hollow of a chariot
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Arabic حِنَّاء (ḥinnāʾ) and Hebrew חִינָה (ḥînâ).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħɛnnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɛnne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܢܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܚܢܐ)

  1. (botany) henna
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܚܢܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܚܢܐ)

  1. Alternative spelling of ܚܐܢܐ.
Inflection[edit]

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