ܫܘܫܢܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Egyptian [Egyptian hieroglyphic needed] ‎(ššn, lotus). Compare Akkadian [script needed] ‎(šēšanu), Arabic سَوْسَن ‎(sawsan), Hebrew שׁוֹשָׁן ‎(šôšān), Persian سوسن ‎(susan), Old Armenian շուշան ‎(šušan), Ancient Greek σοῦσον ‎(soûson), and Georgian შროშანი ‎(šrošani).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃuʃantɑ(ʔ)], [ʃawʃantɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܫܢܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܫܘܫܢܐ)

  1. lily

Inflection[edit]

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References[edit]

  • $w$nh”, 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. 364a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 569b
  • 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. 1539a