ܚܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܢ-ܐ ‎(ḥ-n-ʾ) related to bending.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ܚܢܐ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. to bend a bow, to take aim

Etymology 2[edit]

From the older form *ܚܐܢܐ ‎(ḥaʾnāʾ), dissimilated from *ܚܥܢܐ ‎(ḥaʿnāʾ), from Proto-Semitic *ḥḍn; related to ܚܢܘܬܐ ‎(ḥannūṯāʾ, uterus). Compare Arabic حِضْن ‎(ḥiḍn) and Hebrew חֹצֶן ‎(ḥṓṣen).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħannɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħanne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܢܐ ‎(ḥannām ‎(plural ܚܢܐ)

  1. (anatomy) bosom; lap; pudenda, genitalia
  2. hollow of a chariot
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Arabic حِنَّاء ‎(ḥinnāʾ) and Hebrew חִינָה ‎(ḥînâ).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħɛnnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɛnne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܢܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܚܢܐ)

  1. (botany) henna
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܚܢܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܚܢܐ)

  1. Alternative spelling of ܚܐܢܐ
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • xny”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • xn”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • xn)”, 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. 109b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 148b
  • 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. 469b