ܚܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾaḫwat-.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܚܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܐܚܘܬܐ‎, singular masculine counterpart ܐܚܐ‎)

  1. sister
  2. nun
  3. (figurative) companion; relation, similarity

Etymology 2[edit]

From Akkadian 𒄑𒃶𒌌 (/ḫittu/), possibly a loanword from Sumerian 𒄑𒃶𒌌 (/hedu/, architrave).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħɛttɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɛtte(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܚܬܐ)

  1. beam, plank (especially one resting on piles or pillars)
  2. (by extension) plank bridge, wooden bridge
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħɛttɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɛtte(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܚܬܐ)

  1. Alternative form of ܚܬܬܐ
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • ˀḥh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • ḥt”, 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, pp. 5a, 120a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 163b
  • 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. 503b

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ܚܳܬ̣ܐ (ḥoṯof (plural ܚܳܬ̣ܳܬ̣ܶܐ(ḥoṯoṯe))

  1. sister