ܥܢܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic عَنَان (ʿanān) and Hebrew עָנָן (ʿānān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕ(ə)nɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕ(ə)nɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܢܢܐ (ʕnānā’f (plural ܥܢܢܐ)

  1. cloud
  2. cloudiness
  3. (alchemy) quicksilver, mercury
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Arabic عِنِّين (ʿinnīn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕannɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕannɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܥܢܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܥܢܢܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܥܢܢܬܐ)

  1. sexually impotent
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • (nn”, 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. 257a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 420b
  • 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. 1118a