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Classical Syriac[edit]

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From Ancient Greek πινακίδιον (pinakídion), a diminutive of πίναξ (pínax).


  • IPA(key): [pɛnqiðtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pɛnqiðɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)


ܦܢܩܝܕܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܦܢܩܝܕܬܐ)

  1. writing tablet
  2. small book, volume
  3. letter, treatise
  4. collection



  • pnqydh”, 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. 280a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 451a
  • 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. 1207b