ܢܚܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic نُحَاس (nuḥās) and Hebrew נְחֹשֶׁת (nəḥōšeṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [n(ə)ħɑʃɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܢܚܫܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. copper
  2. any alloy of copper (bronze, brass, etc.)
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above. Compare Arabic نَحَّاس (naḥḥās).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [naħħɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [naħħɑʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܚܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܢܚܫܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܢܚܫܬܐ)

  1. coppersmith, brazier
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Hebrew נַחַשׁ (náḥaš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɛħʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nɛħʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܚܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܢܚܫܐ)

  1. augury, divination, soothsaying, fortune telling
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Modified from above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɑħʃɑ(ʔ)], [naħħɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nɑħʃe(ʔ)], [naħħɑʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܚܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܢܚܫܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܢܚܫܬܐ)

  1. augur, diviner, soothsayer, fortune teller
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "nx$" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 201b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 336a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 908b-909a