ܣܦܢܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܣܦܢܐ (sappānā(ʾ), sailor), from ܣܦܝܢܬܐ (s(ə)ᵽī(n)tā(ʾ), ship) + the abstract noun ending ܘܬܐ- (-ūṯā(ʾ)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sappɑnuθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܣܦܢܘܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. navigation
  2. seamanship

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "spnw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 233b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 386a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1032a