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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]


From Hebrew לִוְיָתָן (liwyāṯān).


Proper noun[edit]

ܠܘܝܬܢ m

  1. (biblical) Leviathan
  2. (figuratively) Devil

See also[edit]


  • "lwytn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 411a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 238a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 678b