ܣܡܝܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܣܡܝܐ (samyāʾ, blind), from the root ܣ-ܡ-ܐ (IPA(key): /s-m-ʔ/) related to blindness + the abstract noun ending ܘܬܐ- (-ūṯāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܣܡܝܘܬܐ f (uncountable)

  1. blindness

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "smyw"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 230b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 380b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1018a