ܡܕܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibilities include:

  • From Akkadian maddattu[Cuneiform?].
  • From ܕܢܐ (dannāʾ, jar, urn), from Akkadian dannu[Cuneiform?].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maddɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [maddɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܕܢܐ m (plural ܡܕܢܐ)

  1. wine cellar, storeroom
  2. (agriculture) granary

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References[edit]

  • "mdn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2013-04-28.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 178a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 253b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 716a