ܥܝܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿayn-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕajnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕajne(ʔ)], [ʕajnɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܝܢܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܥܝܢܬܐ or ܥܝܢܐ)

  1. (anatomy) eye
  2. fountain, spring, source
  3. (botany) bulb, bud
  4. socket
  5. guide
  6. intelligence, mind's eye
  7. view, opinion
  8. appearance, aspect
  9. color/colour, sparkle, luster, brightness (e.g. of wine or gems)
  10. capital city, metropolis
  11. surface
  12. (architecture) opening, span, or arch of a bridge

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "(yn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 251a-b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 411b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1097a-b