ܬܢܝܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic تِنِّين (tinnīn) and Hebrew תַּנִּין (tannîn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tanninɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tannine(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܢܝܢܐ (tannīnām (plural ܬܢܝܢܐ)

  1. dragon, sea serpent, monster
  2. snake, serpent, adder
  3. (alchemy) spice-box, slender perforated bronze vessel used to hold dry herbs
Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܬܢܝܢܐ (tannīnām

  1. (religion, figuratively) Satan, the Devil
  2. (astronomy) Draco

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܬ-ܢ-ܐ (t-n-ʾ) related to recounting.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tɛnjɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tɛnjɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܬܢܝܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܬܢܝܢܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܬܢܝܢܬܐ)

  1. second, double
  2. two-years old
Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܬܢܝܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܬܢܝܢܐ)

  1. iteration, repetition, recitation
  2. citing, recounting
  3. tale, story
  4. commemoration
  5. grandson
  6. two-year old
  7. young, offspring
  8. mate, cellmate
  9. representative, subprior, second-in-command
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • tnyn”, 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. 394a-b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 616b-617a
  • 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. 1655b