ܫܘܫܢܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Egyptian [Egyptian hieroglyphic needed] (ššn, lotus). Compare Akkadian [script needed] (šēšanu), Arabic سَوْسَن (sawsan), Hebrew שׁוֹשָׁן (šôšān), Persian سوسن (susan), Old Armenian շուշան (šušan), Ancient Greek σοῦσον (soûson), and Georgian შროშანი (šrošani).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃuʃantɑ(ʔ)], [ʃawʃantɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܫܢܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܫܘܫܢܐ)

  1. lily

Inflection[edit]

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References[edit]

  • "$w$nh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 364a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 569b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1539a