ܛܢܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܛ-ܢ-ܢ (IPA(key): /tˁ-n-n/) related to envying.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tˁ(ə)nɑnɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܛܢܢܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. zeal
  2. jealousy, envy
  3. desire, ardor/ardour

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Tnn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 129a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 117a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 538b