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Classical Syriac[edit]


From the root ܛ-ܚ-ܢ (ṭ-ḥ-n) related to grinding.


  • IPA(key): [tˁaħħɑntɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tˁaħħɑnɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)


ܛܚܢܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܛܚܢܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܛܚܢܐ)

  1. grinder, miller; baker
  2. (anatomy, in the plural) molars



  • Txnh”, 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. 125b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 171b
  • 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. 524a