ܡܐܟܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μηχανή (mēkhanḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܡܐܟܢܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܡܐܟܢܘܬܐ or ܡܝܟܢܣ or ܡܐܟܢܣ or ܡܗܟܢܐܣ or ܡܟܗܢܐܣ or ܡܐܟܢܘܣ or ܡܐܟܝܢܘܣ)

  1. machine, device, engine
  2. siege engine
  3. deceit, fraud
  4. stratagem
  5. (agriculture) irrigation
  6. (by extension) irrigated land

References[edit]

  • "m)kn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 247a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 701b