ܣܢܘܢܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Akkadian sinuntu[Cuneiform needed], Arabic سُنُونُو (sunūnū), and Hebrew סְנוּנִית (sənûnîṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [s(ə)noniθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [s(ə)nonjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܢܘܢܝܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܣܢܘܢܝܬܐ)

  1. swallow (bird)
  2. tortoise
  3. bat (mammal)
  4. (architecture) arch, hollow
  5. (anatomy) sternum, hypochondrium

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "snwny" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 231b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 382b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1023a