ܡܫܟܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Akkadian 𒈦𒃷 (maškanu [MAŠ.GAN2]). Compare Arabic مُسْكَان (muskān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɛʃkɑnɑ(ʔ)], [maʃkɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [mɛʃkɑne(ʔ)], [maʃkɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܫܟܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܫܟܢܐ)

  1. pledge
  2. surety
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܟ-ܢ (š-k-n) related to settling. Compare Arabic مَسْكَن (maskan) and Hebrew מִשְׁכָּן (miškān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maʃk(ə)nɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [maʃk(ə)ne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܫܟܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܫܟܢܐ)

  1. tent, tabernacle
  2. dwelling, habitation, sanctuary
  3. stage, theater/theatre
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܡܫܟܢܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. emphatic plural of ܡܫܟܐ

References[edit]

  • m$kn”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2012-07-23
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 368a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 306b-307a
  • 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. 848a