ܣܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian 𒌑 (šammu [Ú]), from Sumerian [Term?]. Compare Arabic سِمّ (simm) and Hebrew סַם (sam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܣܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܣܡܡܢܐ or ܣܡܢܐ)

  1. drug, medicine, remedy
  2. poison
  3. dye, color/colour, pigment

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References[edit]

  • sm”, 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. 230a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 379b
  • 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. 1016a-b