ܬܗܘܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew תְּהוֹם (təhôm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t(ə)homɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [t(ə)home(ʔ)], [t(ə)homɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܗܘܡܐ c (plural ܬܗܘܡܬܐ ,ܬܗܘܡܐ)

  1. wave
  2. sea
  3. abyss, bottomless pit
  4. bottom, depth (of a pit, well, river, sea, etc.)

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "thwm" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 388a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 605a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 1624b-1625a