ܐܠܗܐ

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Assyrian Neo-Aramaic[edit]

Root
ܐ ܠ ܗ(ʾ l h)
1 term

Etymology[edit]

From Aramaic אֱלָהָא(ʾĕlāhā), from Proto-Semitic *ʔil-; compare Arabic إِلٰه(ʾilāh), اللّٰه(allāh), Hebrew אֵל(el), אֱלוֹהַּ(elóah), אֱלוֹהִים(elohím) and Akkadian 𒀭 (ilum). Doublet of ܐܹܝܠ(ēl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (standard) IPA(key): [ʔalɑːhɑː]
  • (Nineveh Plains) IPA(key): [ʔɑːlahɑː], [ʔɑːlɑː] (colloquial)
  • (Urmian) IPA(key): [ʔaːlɑː], [ʔal.lɑː] (colloquial)

Noun[edit]

ܐܲܠܵܗܵܐ (allāhām (plural ܐܲܠܵܗܹ̈ܐ (allāhē), feminine ܐܲܠܵܗܬܵܐ(allāhtā))

  1. (religion) god, deity

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܐܲܠܵܗܵܐ (allāhām

  1. God

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʔil-. The doublet ܐܺܝܠ(ʾīyl) was borrowed from Hebrew אֵל(ʾēl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔalɑhɑ/ (singular)
  • IPA(key): /ʔalɑhe/ (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܠܗܐ (ʾalāhām (absolute ܐܠܗ(ʾalāh), plural ܐܠܗܐ (ʾalāhē), feminine ܐܠܗܬܐ(ʾalāhtā))

  1. (religion) god, deity

Inflection[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

ܐܠܗܐ (transliteration neededm

  1. God

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References[edit]

  • ˀlh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, page 10ab
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 17a-b
  • 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. 47b