ܡܢܝܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From ܡܢܝܐ ‎(mannāyā(ʾ), arithmetician), from the root ܡ-ܢ-ܐ ‎(m-n-ʾ) related to counting + the abstract noun ending -ܘܬܐ ‎(-ūṯāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mannɑjuθɑ(ʔ)], [mɑnɑjuθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܡܢܝܘܬܐ ‎(transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. arithmetic
  2. numbering, enumeration
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the interrogative pronoun ܡܢܐ ‎(mānā(ʾ), what?) + the abstract noun ending -ܘܬܐ ‎(-ūṯāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɑnɑjuθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܡܢܝܘܬܐ ‎(transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. quiddity
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • mnyw”, 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. 187b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 281b
  • 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. 782b