ܡܘܡܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܘ-ܡ-ܐ (IPA(key): /w-m-ʔ/) related to swearing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mawmɑθɑ(ʔ)], [mawm(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [mawmɑθɑ(ʔ)], [mawmɑjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܘܡܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܡܘܡܝܬܐ or ܡܘܡܬܐ)

  1. oath
  2. agreement, treaty
  3. curse, execration, deprecation
  4. exorcism
  5. adjuration
  6. levy, mass enlistment

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "mwm)h" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 142a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 258a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 726a-b