Tuesday, September 11, 2012

alphabetical Aramaic vocabulary list

In this post I am compiling a short vocabulary list in Aramaic,kind of like a dictionary.I will be updating the list,so come back later.Here are the first words in alphabetical order.The English translation comes first.

angel,malakha

animal,ħayyuθā
assembly, edta

bird, ṭayrā, ṣefrā
black, ʾukkāmā

child, talya

church, (the building) edta
citty, mditta
come,ʾeθā

day,yawmā
drink (to),štā

earth,ʾarʿā
egg,béʿθâ

eye,ʿaynā

from, men

god ,alaha,alah,Eli,Elohi

fire,nurā, ʾeššāθā
fish,nuna
fruit, pérā

head,réšā

Jesus,Yeesha, Jesus Christ (yeesha mshiha)

king,malka
kingdom, malkuta

know (to), yðaʿ

love,khuba
lord ,mar

man,ʾnāšā (human being) , gabra (male)
Mary, Mariam

mountain,ṭūrā

name,šmā
night,lēlyā

queen, malkta

river, nahrā
road,ʾurħā

salt,melħā
sea, yammā
see (to),ħzā
sky, šmayyā
snake, ħewyā
son,bar
stone,kefā, ʾavnā, šoʿā
sun,šemšā

tongue,leššānā

year,ša(n)ta

water,mayyā
why,le'ma,la'ma

woman,ʾattθā
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