ܪܝܫܢܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Modified from ܪܝܫܢܐ (rêšānāʾ, ruler, president), from ܪܝܫܐ (rêšāʾ, head; ruler), from Proto-Semitic *raʾš-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [re(j)ʃɑnuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [re(j)ʃɑnwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܝܫܢܘܬܐ f (plural ܪܝܫܢܘܬܐ)

  1. control, authority, power, primacy
  2. direction, reign, governorship, magistracy, presidency
  3. (ecclesiastical) pontificate, episcopacy, abbacy
  4. dignity, principle
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [re(j)ʃɑnawwɑθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܪܝܫܢܘܬܐ

  1. emphatic plural of ܪܝܫܢܐ

References[edit]

  • "ry$nw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 346a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 540b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1466a