ܡܢܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܢ-ܐ (IPA(key): /m-n-ʔ/) related to counting. Compare Hebrew מָנָה (mānâ). The sense of "particle" is a calque of Ancient Greek μόριον (mórion).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)nɑθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܡܢܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܡܢܘܬܐ)

  1. part, portion, lot
  2. (grammar) particle
  3. (geometry, geography) degree
  4. (in the plural) relics
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɛnn(ə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܡܢܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܡܐܢܐ or ܡܢܐ)

  1. (anatomy) strand of hair; nerve, tendon
  2. fur
  3. string (e.g. of a musical instrument)
  4. cord, rope
  5. (music) tone
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References[edit]

  • "mnh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 187a, b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 281a, 283a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 785b-786a