ܬܘܕܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܝ-ܕ-ܐ (IPA(key): /j-d-ʔ/) related to confessing. Compare Hebrew תּוֹדָה (tôḏâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tawdiθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tawd(ə)jɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܘܕܝܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܬܘܕܝܬܐ)

  1. praise, thanksgiving
  2. acknowledgement, profession, confession
  3. faith, religion, doctrine
  4. sect
  5. (Christianity) Eucharist
  6. conjecture, supposition

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "twdy" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 137a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 606b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1627a