ܥܘܙܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܙ-ܙ (IPA(key): /ʕ-z-z/) related to strength. Compare Hebrew עֹז (ʿōz).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܥܘܙܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. energy, fervour, vigor/vigour
  2. strength, force, vehemence
  3. violence
  4. critical or decisive moment
  5. (figuratively) highest, deepest, best, etc. part of something

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "(wz" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 249b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 404a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1078b