ܚܘܘܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic حَيَّة (ħayya(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)wawwiθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)wawjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܘܝܬܐ f (plural ܚܘܘܝܬܐ ; singular masculine counterpart ܚܘܝܐ)

  1. snake, serpent

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "xwwy" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 99b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 422a