ܣܦܝܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek σφήν ‎(sphḗn). Compare Arabic سَفِين ‎(safīn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [s(ə)finɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [s(ə)fine(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܦܝܢܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܣܦܝܢܐ)

  1. wedge
Inflection[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [s(ə)finɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [s(ə)fine(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܦܝܢܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܣܦܝܢܐ)

  1. ship passenger
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܦ-ܐ (IPA(key): /s-p-ʔ/) related to heaping together.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܣܦܝܢܐ ‎(transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. chaff
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܣܦܝܢܐ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. emphatic plural of ܣܦܝܢܬܐ
Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܣܦܝܢܐ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܣܦܝܢܬܐ
Pronunciation[edit]

References[edit]

  • "spyn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 385b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1030a