ܣܣܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Akin to Akkadian [script needed] ‎(sāsu), Jewish Babylonian Aramaic ססא ‎(sāsā), Hebrew סָס ‎(sās), Arabic ساس ‎(sās), سوس ‎(sūs), سوسة ‎(sūsa(t)).

Compare Old Armenian ցեց ‎(cʿecʿ), Middle Persian sʾs ‎(sās, bug), and Persian ساس ‎(sâs), Semitic loanwords.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɑsɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sɑse(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܣܐ ‎(transliteration neededc ‎(plural ܣܣܐ)

  1. moth
  2. maggot, grub, larva
  3. worm
  4. decay, rottenness
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɛssɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sɛsse(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܣܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܣܣܐ)

  1. inch (unit of length)
  2. (pathology) kind of sore
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sassɑ(ʔ)], [sɛssɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sasse(ʔ)], [sɛsse(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܣܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܣܣܐ)

  1. (architecture) vault
  2. (astronomy) stars of the Milky Way
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From Ancient Greek σώσσος ‎(sṓssos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sassɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sasse(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܣܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܣܣܐ)

  1. period of sixty years
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • ss”, 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. 225a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 383b, 626b
  • 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. 1025b