ܐܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾimm-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܐܡܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܐܡܗܐ or ܐܡܗܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܐܒܐ)

  1. mother
  2. abbess
  3. metropolis
  4. (figuratively) source, origin
  5. (anatomy) womb
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Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Hebrew אַמָּה ‎(ʾammâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔammɑ(ʔ)], [ʔɑmɑ(ʔ)], [ʔemɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔamme(ʔ)], [ʔɑme(ʔ)], [ʔeme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܡܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܐܡܐ)

  1. canal, aqueduct
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܐܡܐ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܐܡܬܐ
Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܐܡܐ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. emphatic plural of ܐܡܬܐ
Pronunciation[edit]

References[edit]

  • )m”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-07-02
  • 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. 18b
  • 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. 52b