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Classical Syriac[edit]


Modified from ܐܝܬ(ʾīṯ). Compare Aramaic אית(e(j)ṯ).


  • IPA(key): [ʔiθjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔiθje(ʔ)] (plural)


ܐܝܬܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܐܝܬܝܐ)

  1. essence, entity, being, existing, substance
  2. cause, means, principle
  3. wealth, abundance



  • ˀyty”, 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. 8b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 15a
  • 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. 39a-b