ܢܡܘܣܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɑmosɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nɑmose(ʔ)] (plural)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek νόμος (nómos). Compare Arabic نَامُوس (nāmūs).

Noun[edit]

ܢܡܘܣܐ (nāmōsām (plural ܢܡܘܣܐ)

  1. law, ordinance, rule
  2. custom, usage
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek νομός (nomós).

Noun[edit]

ܢܡܘܣܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܢܡܘܣܐ)

  1. nome, prefecture, province (especially of Ancient Egypt)
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References[edit]

  • nmws”, 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, p. 205b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 340b-341a
  • 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, pp. 921b-922a