ܨܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܨ-ܘ-ܬ (IPA(key): /sˁ-w-t/) related to hearkening. Compare Arabic صَوْت (ṣawt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sˁawtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sˁawte(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܨܘܬܐ m (plural ܨܘܬܐ)

  1. hearing, hearkening, attention, heed
  2. sound, voice
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sˁaw(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sˁaw(ə)θe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܨܘܬܐ m (plural ܨܘܬܐ)

  1. conversation
  2. enjoyment
  3. frequentation, familiar intercourse
  4. companion
  5. companionship, association, joint venture
  6. society
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "cwt" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 300b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 477a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1282b