ܗܝܡܢܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܐ-ܡ-ܢ ‎(ʾ-m-n) related to making firm. Compare Arabic إِيمَان ‎(ʾīmān) and Hebrew אֱמוּנָה ‎(ʾĕmûnâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [hajmɑnuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [hajmɑnwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܗܝܡܢܘܬܐ ‎(haymānūṯāf ‎(plural ܗܝܡܢܘܬܐ)

  1. faith, belief
  2. faithfulness, fidelity
  3. trust, confidence
  4. truth, certainty
  5. constancy, firmness, security
  6. religion, doctrine, creed
  7. conversion

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • hymnw”, 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. 77a
  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 103b
  • 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. 342a