ܢܝܚܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܘ-ܚ (IPA(key): /n-w-ħ/) related to resting.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [n(ə)jɑħtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [n(ə)jɑħɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܝܚܬܐ f (plural ܢܝܚܬܐ)

  1. quietness, repose, rest
  2. sleep, falling asleep
  3. resting place
  4. death
  5. wake, funeral repast
  6. leisure, recreation
  7. pleasure, joy
  8. (Christianity) agape, love feast
  9. gift

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "nyxh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2011-11-22.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 199b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 338b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 915a