ܫܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *šim-. Cognates include Arabic اِسْم (ʾism), Hebrew שֵׁם (šēm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܫܡܐ (šmām (plural ܫܡܗܬܐ or ܫܡܗܐ)

  1. name
  2. appellation, title
  3. fame, reputation, renown, glory
  4. (grammar) word; part of speech; noun
  5. person
  6. rumor/rumour, suspicion
  7. pretense, pretext

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • $m”, 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, pp. 371b-372a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 583a
  • 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, pp. 1569b-1570a