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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek νομή (nomḗ).

Alternative forms[edit]


  • IPA(key): [nome(ʔ)] (singular and plural)
  • IPA(key): [nomas] (plural)


ܢܘܡܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܢܘܡܣ or ܢܘܡܐ)

  1. pasture
  2. territory, domain
  3. (law) usufruct
  4. (pathology) spread of a sore
  5. (in the plural) water from an aqueduct

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek νοῦμμος (noûmmos).


  • IPA(key): [numɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nume(ʔ)], [numa(ʔ)s] (plural)


ܢܘܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܢܘܡܐܣ or ܢܘܡܐ)

  1. Alternative form of ܠܘܡܐ


  • "nwm)" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 200a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 332b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 900a