ܕܝܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic دِين(dīn) and Hebrew דִּין(dîn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dinɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dine(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܕܝܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܕܝܢܐ)

  1. justice
  2. judgement, sentence, verdict
  3. lawsuit, dispute, contention
  4. law, rule, custom, manner
  5. reason, cause
  6. criterion
  7. account, recollection
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above. Compare Arabic دَيَّان(dayyān) and Hebrew דַּיָּן(dayyān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dajjɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dajjɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܕܝܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܕܝܢܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܕܝܢܝܬܐ‎)

  1. judge
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • dyn”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 60b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 90b
  • 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. 297a