ܡܫܡܫܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܡ-ܫ (IPA(key): /ʃ-m-ʃ/) related to serving.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ʃam(mə)ʃɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ʃam(mə)ʃɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܫܡܫܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܫܡܫܢܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܡܫܡܫܢܝܬܐ)

  1. servant, attendant, minister
  2. (law) law clerk
  3. (Christianity) deacon

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References[edit]

  • "m$m$n" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 373b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 308a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 851a