ܐܡܝܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَمِير (ʾamīr). The plural form ܐܡܝܪܐܢ (ʾămīrān) is influenced by Persian امیران (amirân), plural form of امیر (amir).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔămirɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔămire(ʔ)], [ʔămirɑ(ʔ)n], [ʔămirɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܡܝܪܐ (ʾămīrāʾm (plural ܐܡܝܪܢܐ or ܐܡܝܪܐܢ or ܐܡܝܪܐ)

  1. emir, prince, prefect, commander

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References[edit]

  • )myr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-06-21
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 11b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 19b
  • 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. 55a-b