ܓܝܗܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γέεννα ‎(géenna) with the addition of the "h" from Hebrew גֵּיהִנֹּם ‎(gêhinnōm), from גֵּיא הִנֹּם ‎(gêʾ Hinnōm, valley of Hinnom). Compare Arabic جَهَنَّم ‎(ǧahannam).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡe(j)hannɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܓܝܗܢܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܓܝܗܢܘܣ or ܓܝܗܢܐܣ)

  1. hell

Proper noun[edit]

ܓܝܗܢܐ ‎(transliteration neededf

  1. (Christianity, Judaism) Gehenna, Hell

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References[edit]

  • gyhn)”, 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, page 405b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 62a, 68b
  • 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, page 229a