ܥܝܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿayn-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕajnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕajne(ʔ)], [ʕajnɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܝܢܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܥܝܢܬܐ or ܥܝܢܐ)

  1. (anatomy) eye
  2. fountain, spring, source
  3. (botany) bulb, bud
  4. socket
  5. guide
  6. intelligence, mind's eye
  7. view, opinion
  8. appearance, aspect
  9. color/colour, sparkle, luster, brightness (e.g. of wine or gems)
  10. capital city, metropolis
  11. surface
  12. (architecture) opening, span, or arch of a bridge

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • (yn”, 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. 251a-b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 411b
  • 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. 1097a-b