ܥܬܝܩܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܥܬܝܩܐ (ʿattīqā(ʾ), old) + the abstract noun ending ܘܬܐ- (-ūṯā(ʾ)). Compare Arabic عَتَاقَة (ʿatāqa(t)) and Hebrew עַתִּיקוּת (ʿattîqûṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕattiquθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܥܬܝܩܘܬܐ f (uncountable)

  1. antiquity, ancientness, oldness
  2. epoch, age
  3. old age

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "(tyqw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 266b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 431b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1147b