ܡܕܢܚܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܕ-ܢ-ܚ (IPA(key): /d-n-ħ/) related to the rising of the sun.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maðn(ə)ħɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܡܕܢܚܐ (transliteration needed) c (uncountable)

  1. east, orient
  2. sunrise, eastern sky
  3. east wind

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "mdnx" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 68a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 253b-254a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 716a