ܢܣܝܘܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܣ-ܐ (IPA(key): /n-s-ʔ/) related to tempting. Compare Hebrew נִסָּיוֹן (nissāyôn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɛsjonɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nɛsjone(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܣܝܘܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܢܣܝܘܢܐ)

  1. temptation, trial
  2. (pathology) sickness, illness

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "nsywn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 206a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 342a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 925b