ܐܢܬ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic أَنْتَ ‎(ʾanta) and Hebrew אַתָּה ‎(ʾattâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ܐܢܬ ‎(ʾa[n]tm ‎(plural ܐܢܬܘܢ, feminine singular ܐܢܬܝ, feminine plural ܐܢܬܝܢ)

  1. (personal) you, thou
  2. (intensive) you yourself

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [-(ʔ)at] (after a word ending in a consonant)
  • IPA(key): [-t] (after a word ending in a vowel)
  • Homophone: ܐܢܬܝ

Pronoun[edit]

ܐܢܬ ‎(-ʾa[n]t, -tm ‎(plural ܐܢܬܘܢ, feminine singular ܐܢܬܝ, feminine plural ܐܢܬܝܢ)

  1. an enclitic used as a copula for a second-person masculine singular subject; you are
Usage notes[edit]

Usually, the form ܐܢܬ ‎(ʾa[n]t) is written separately from the word it follows while the alternative form ܬ- ‎(-t) is written together with the word it follows.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • )nt”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-06-16
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 14a
  • 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. 66a