ܣܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian 𒌑 (šammu [Ú]), from Sumerian[Cuneiform?]. Compare Arabic سِمّ (simm) and Hebrew סַם (sam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܣܡܐ m (plural ܣܡܡܢܐ ,ܣܡܢܐ)

  1. drug, medicine, remedy
  2. poison
  3. dye, color/colour, pigment

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References[edit]

  • "sm" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 230a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 379b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1016a-b