Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Basic prepositions in Syriac Aramaic

Good day.Today we will learn some basic prepositions in Aramaic.Lets start.
 


b-at,in,with (instrumental case,e.g. with a stone) 
d-of 
l-to,for,the (sometimes it just means 'the' ,like the definite article.
w(a)-and

men-from
ayka-where
l-mana-why
men
'from' in Syriac

examples
b-Tura  =on the mountain
l-Tura =to the mountain
wa-Tura =and the mountain.
men Tura-from the mountain.

They fled to the mountain.
'raq l-Tura.

Son of God
bar d'alaha (Syriac)
l-Tura
to the mountain


The man wrote to the woman.
Ktab Gabra l-attta.

My God,my God, why have you forsaken me?
Elohi,Elohi! L-mana sabakhtani?

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