ܦܢܝܟܣ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φοῖνιξ (phoîniks).

Pronunciation[edit]

Uncertain.

Noun[edit]

ܦܢܝܟܣ (pnyks)

  1. (mythology) phoenix
  2. palm tree
  3. kind of grass

References[edit]

  • "pnyks" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2013-01-22.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 280a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 438a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1207a