ܨܝܕܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܨ-ܘ-ܕ (IPA(key): /sˁ-w-d/) related to hunting. Compare Arabic صَيْدُ (ṣaydu) and Hebrew צַיִד (ṣáyiḏ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sˁajdɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sˁajde(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܨܝܕܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܨܝܕܐ)

  1. hunting, fishing
  2. snare
  3. catch, haul
  4. prey, game
  5. wild animal
  6. food
  7. nourishment
  8. (figuratively) chase, pursuit
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above. Compare Arabic صَيَّاد (ṣayyād) and Hebrew צַיָּד (ṣayyāḏ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sˁajjɑðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sˁajjɑðe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܨܝܕܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܨܝܕܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܨܝܕܬܐ)

  1. hunter, fisher, fowler
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "cyd" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 301a, b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 477b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1284a-b