ܝܗܘܕܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܝܗܘܕ ‎(Y(ə)hūḏ, Judea), from Hebrew יְהוּדָה ‎(Yəhûḏâ) + the feminine gentilic suffix ܝܬܐ- ‎(-āytā(ʾ)). Compare Arabic يَهُودِيَّة ‎(Yahūdiyya(t)) and Hebrew יְהוּדִיָּה ‎(Yəhûḏiyyâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [j(ə)(h)uðɑjtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [j(ə)(h)uðɑjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܝܗܘܕܝܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܝܗܘܕܝܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܝܗܘܕܝܐ)

  1. Judean
  2. (Judaism) Jew, Jewess

Inflection[edit]

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