ܬܘܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܐ-ܘ-ܐ (IPA(key): /ʔ-w-ʔ/) related to staying.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tawwɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tawwɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܘܢܐ m (plural ܬܘܢܐ)

  1. room, chamber
  2. garner
  3. (anatomy) cardiac ventricle
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܬ-ܘ-ܢ (IPA(key): /t-w-n/) related to urinating, from Proto-Semitic *ṯwn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tunɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tune(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܘܢܐ m (plural ܬܘܢܐ)

  1. urine
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "twn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 389a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 606b, 608a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1631b