ܣܗܕܐ

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܗ-ܕ ‎(s-h-d) related to testifying. Compare Arabic شَاهِد ‎(šāhid).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɑh(ə)ðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sɑh(ə)ðe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܗܕܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܣܗܕܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܣܗܕܬܐ)

  1. witness
  2. martyr

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • shd”, 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. 221b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 362b
  • 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. 973b