ܝ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Phoenician 𐤉 (y, yodh). Compare Arabic ي (y) and Hebrew י (y).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name) IPA(key): [joð]
  • (sound) IPA(key): [j], [i], [e]

Letter[edit]

ܝ (transliteration needed)

  1. yodh, tenth letter of the Syriac alphabet

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • Previous: ܛ
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See also[edit]

Numeral[edit]

ܝ (transliteration needed)

  1. (cardinal) number ten (10)

References[edit]

  • "y" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 135a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 184a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 559a