ܢܘܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Akkadian 𒄩 (nūnu [KU6]), Arabic نُون (nūn), and Phoenician 𐤍‎𐤅‎𐤍‎ (nwn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nunɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nune(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܘܢܐ m (plural ܢܘܢܐ)

  1. fish

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܢܘܢܐ m

  1. (astrology, astronomy, in the plural) Pisces (constellation and zodiac sign)

References[edit]

  • "nwn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 200a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 333a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 900b