ܣܗܕܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܗ-ܕ ‎(s-h-d) related to testifying. Compare Arabic شَهَادَة ‎(šahāda(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɑh(ə)ðuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sɑhɛðwɑθɑ(ʔ)], [sɑh(ə)ðwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܗܕܘܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܣܗܕܘܬܐ)

  1. testimony, attestation, evidence
  2. quotation, citation
  3. martyrdom
  4. confession
  5. adjuration

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • shdw”, 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