ܬܢܘܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic تَنُّور (tannūr), Hebrew תַּנּוּר (tannûr), and English tandoor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tannurɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tannure(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܢܘܪܐ m (plural ܬܢܘܪܐ)

  1. tandoor, oven
  2. furnace
  3. candelabrum
  4. (anatomy) pectoral cavity
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian *tanwār. Compare Manichaean Middle Persian tnwʾr (tanwār).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tannurɑ(ʔ)], [tanwɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tannure(ʔ)], [tanwɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܢܘܪܐ m (plural ܬܢܘܪܐ)

  1. cuirass, corselet, breastplate
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "tnwr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 394b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 616b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1654b