ܚܢܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Related to ܚܢܐ(ḥannāʾ, bosom).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħannuθɑ] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħanwɑθɑ] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܢܘܬܐ (ḥānnūṯāf (plural ܚܢܘܬܐ (ḥanwāṯā))

  1. (anatomy) uterus
  2. small sack
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܢ-ܐ(ḥ-n-ʾ) related to bending. Compare Jewish Aramaic חָנוּתָא(ḥānūṯā), with descendants.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħɑnuθɑ] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɑnwɑθɑ] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܢܘܬܐ (ḥānūṯāf (plural ܚܢܘܬܐ (ḥānwāṯā))

  1. arched chamber, cell, stall, booth, enclosure
  2. shop, store
  3. gang, crew
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ḥnw2”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • ḥnw”, 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, page 110a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 149a
  • 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, page 471a