ܡܫܝܚܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܫ-ܚ ‎(m-š-ḥ) related to anointing. Compare Arabic مَسِيح ‎(masīḥ) and Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ ‎(māšîaḥ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ʃiħɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ʃiħe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܫܝܚܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܡܫܝܚܐ)

  1. (Abrahamic religions) anointed one, messiah

Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܡܫܝܚܐ ‎(transliteration neededm

  1. (Christianity) Messiah, Christ

References[edit]

  • m$yx”, 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, pp. 193a, 412b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 305a
  • 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. 845a