Симъ

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Old East Slavic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic Симъ (Simŭ), from Ancient Greek Σήμ (Sḗm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Early East Slavic) IPA(key): /ˈsʲimʊ/
    • Hyphenation: Си‧мъ
  • (Late East Slavic) IPA(key): /ˈsʲim/
    • Hyphenation: Симъ

Proper noun[edit]

Симъ (Simŭm (possessive adjective Симовъ)

  1. (biblical) Shem
    • 1377, Dmitry of Suzdal, Laurentian Codex[1], lines 2-3, column 1:
      по потопѣ. первиє снве ноєви раꙁдѣлиша ꙁємлю. симъ. хамъ. афєтъ.
      po potopě. pervie snve noevi razděliša zemlju. simŭ. xamŭ. afetŭ.
      After the Flood, the first sons of Noah divided the earth: Shem, Ham and Japheth.

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