ܚܢܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Related to ܚܢܐ (ḥannāʾ, bosom).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħannuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħanwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܢܘܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܚܢܘܬܐ)

  1. (anatomy) uterus
  2. small sack
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܢ-ܐ (IPA(key): /ħ-n-ʔ/) related to bending. Compare Arabic حَانُوت (ḥānūt) and Hebrew חֲנוּת (ḥănûṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħɑnuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɑnwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܢܘܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܚܢܘܬܐ)

  1. arched chamber, cell, stall, booth, enclosure
  2. shop, store
  3. gang, crew
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • "xnw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 110a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 149a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 471a