ܚܬܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܬ-ܡ ‎(ḥ-t-m) related to sealing. Compare Arabic خَاتَم ‎(ḫātam) and Hebrew חוֹתָם ‎(ḥôṯām).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħɑθmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɑθme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܬܡܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܚܬܡܐ)

  1. seal, stamp, token, sign
  2. signet
  3. scar, cicatrix
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܬ-ܡ ‎(ḥ-t-m) related to sealing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)θɑmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)θɑme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܬܡܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܚܬܡܐ)

  1. sealing, closing
  2. signing, obsignation
  3. (Christianity) making the sign of the cross
  4. end
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • xtm”, 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. 120a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 164a-b
  • 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. 505a