ܢܝܚܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܘ-ܚ ‎(n-w-ḥ) related to resting.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [n(ə)jɑħtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [n(ə)jɑħɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܝܚܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܢܝܚܬܐ)

  1. quietness, repose, rest
  2. sleep, falling asleep
  3. resting place
  4. death
  5. wake, funeral repast
  6. leisure, recreation
  7. pleasure, joy
  8. (Christianity) agape, love feast
  9. gift

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • nyxh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-11-22
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 199b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 338b
  • 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. 915a