ܪܝܫܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Modified from ܪܝܫܐ ‎(rêšāʾ, head; ruler), from Proto-Semitic *raʾš-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [re(j)ʃɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [re(j)ʃɑne(ʔ)], [re(j)ʃɑnawwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܝܫܢܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܪܝܫܢܘܬܐ or ܪܝܫܢܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܪܝܫܢܝܬܐ)

  1. ruler, leader, chief, president
  2. magistrate, prefect
  3. noble, prince
  4. (Christianity) pontiff
  5. (military) captain, general
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܪܝܫܢܐ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. emphatic plural of ܪܝܫܐ

References[edit]

  • ry$n”, 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. 346a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 540b
  • 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. 1466a