ܫܘܡܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܡ-ܢ (IPA(key): /ʃ-m-n/) related to fattening. Compare Arabic سَمْن (samn) and Hebrew שֶׁמֶן (šémen).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃumnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃumne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܡܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܫܘܡܢܐ)

  1. fat, fatness, plumpness, bulk
  2. best part
  3. fertility

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References[edit]

  • "$wmn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 372b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 566a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1530a