ܡܫܟܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Akkadian 𒈦𒃷 (maškanu [MAŠ.GAN2]). Compare Arabic مُسْكَان (muskān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɛʃkɑnɑ(ʔ)], [maʃkɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [mɛʃkɑne(ʔ)], [maʃkɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܫܟܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܫܟܢܐ)

  1. pledge
  2. surety
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܟ-ܢ (IPA(key): /ʃ-k-n/) related to settling. Compare Arabic مَسْكَن (maskan) and Hebrew מִשְׁכָּן (miškān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maʃk(ə)nɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [maʃk(ə)ne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܫܟܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܫܟܢܐ)

  1. tent, tabernacle
  2. dwelling, habitation, sanctuary
  3. stage, theater/theatre
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܡܫܟܢܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. emphatic plural of ܡܫܟܐ

References[edit]

  • "m$kn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2012-07-23.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 368a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 306b-307a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 848a