ܝܗܘܕܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ܝܗܘܕ (Yəhūḏ, Judea), from Hebrew יְהוּדָה (Yəhûḏâ) + the masculine gentilic suffix ܝܐ- (-āyāʾ). Compare Arabic يَهُودِيّ (Yahūdiyy) and Hebrew יְהוּדִי (Yəhûḏî).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jəhudɑjɑʔ/, [juðɑjɑ(ʔ)], [ʔihuðɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): /jəhudɑjeʔ/, [juðɑje(ʔ)], [ʔihuðɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܝܗܘܕܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܝܗܘܕܝܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܝܗܘܕܝܬܐ)

  1. Judean
  2. (Judaism) Jew

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References[edit]

  • yhwdy”, 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. 139b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 189a