ܐܘܡܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from ܐܡܐ ‎(ʾemmā(ʾ), mother). Compare Arabic أُمَّة ‎(ʾumma(t)) and Hebrew אֻמָּה ‎(ʾummâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔum(mə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܐܘܡܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededc ‎(plural ܐܘܡܘܬܐ or ܐܡܘܬܐ)

  1. nation, people, race
  2. class, genus

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • )wmh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 11a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 6b
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2009) A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, Winona Lake, Indiana; Piscataway, New Jersey: Eisenbrauns; Gorgias Press, p. 17a