ܙܘܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic زَاوِيَة (zāwiya(t)) and Hebrew זָוִית (zāwîṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zɑwiθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zɑwjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܘܝܬܐ (zāwiṯāf (plural ܙܘܝܬܐ)

  1. corner
    • Peshitta, 1 Peter 2, 6.
      ܐܡܝܪ ܗܘ ܓܝܪ ܒܟܬܒ݂ܐ ܕܗܐ ܣܐܡ ܐܢܐ ܒܨܗܝܘܢ ܟܐܦܐ ܒܚܝܪܬܐ ܘܝܩܝܪܬܐ ܒܪܝܫ ܙܘܝܬܐ
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. (figuratively) corner or clime of earth; quarter of heaven
  3. (geometry) angle
  4. small temple, chapel

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References[edit]

  • zwy”, 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. 85b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 113a
  • 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. 372b