ܣܗܕܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܗ-ܕ (IPA(key): /s-h-d/) related to testifying. Compare Arabic شَهَادَة (šahāda(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɑh(ə)ðuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sɑhɛðwɑθɑ(ʔ)], [sɑh(ə)ðwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܗܕܘܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܣܗܕܘܬܐ)

  1. testimony, attestation, evidence
  2. quotation, citation
  3. martyrdom
  4. confession
  5. adjuration

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "shdw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 221b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 362b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 973b