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Classical Syriac[edit]

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From ܣܢܝܐ (sanyāʾ, hated), from the root ܣ-ܢ-ܐ (s-n-ʾ) related to hatred + the abstract noun ending -ܘܬܐ (-ūṯāʾ).



ܣܢܝܘܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. hatred, aversion
  2. odiousness, detestability
  3. viciousness, rascality
  4. foulness, ugliness, hideousness



  • snyw”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2012-10-24
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 231b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 383a
  • 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. 1024a