ܡܐܟܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μηχανή (mēkhanḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܡܐܟܢܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܡܐܟܢܘܬܐ or ܡܝܟܢܣ or ܡܐܟܢܣ or ܡܗܟܢܐܣ or ܡܟܗܢܐܣ or ܡܐܟܢܘܣ or ܡܐܟܝܢܘܣ)

  1. machine, device, engine
  2. siege engine
  3. deceit, fraud
  4. stratagem
  5. (agriculture) irrigation
  6. (by extension) irrigated land

References[edit]

  • m)kn”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 247a
  • 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. 701b