ܐܢܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic نَاس (nās) and Hebrew אֱנוֹשׁ (ʾĕnōš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔənɑʃɑʔ/, [nɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular and plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܢܫܐ (transliteration neededc (plural ܐܢܫܐ)

  1. human, man, mortal
  2. mankind
  3. (in the plural) people
  4. (in the absolute state) one, someone, certain
  5. (with possessive suffixes) expresses kinsfolk or relations (especially parents or inhabitants)
    • ܐܢܫܝܗ ܕܡܕܝܢܬܐ
      (ʾə)nāšêh da-m(ə)ḏī(n)ttāʾ
      the people of the city

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References[edit]

  • )n$”, 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. 13b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 22a
  • 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. 65a-b