ܢܚܢܚܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Akkadian [script?] (naḫnaḫatu)[Cuneiform?] and Arabic نَحْنَحَة (naḥnaḥa(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [naħnaħtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [naħn(ə)ħɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܚܢܚܬܐ f (plural ܢܚܢܚܬܐ)

  1. (anatomy, immunology) tonsil, throat gland

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "nxnxh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 335b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 908a