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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Saturday, September 8, 2012

Aramaic fonts resources



Here are some resources with Aramaic fonts.

So download and install the fonts.The simplest way to install the fonts is this:

In Windows.
zip file
Download and unpack the fonts in the Windows/fonts directory.

exe file
Just run it and the fonts will be installed automaticaly

In Linux
In your home directory create a folder by the name ".fonts".Unpack there and you are good to go.

You may need to restart browser.


How to type vowels
Vowels are also included in the Syriac fonts of course.To type a vowel just press SHIFT and without releasing press the corresponding vowel key.


fonts resources.

Syriac
http://dukhrana.com/fonts.php
http://www.atour.com/fonts/
http://www.chaldean.org.uk/aramaic.htmhttp://www.chaldean.org.uk/aramaic.htm

Imperial Aramaic
http://scriptsource.org/cms/scripts/page.php?item_id=script_detail_font&uid=6a6eac2gc5
http://culmus.sourceforge.net/ancient/index.html
http://www.historian.net/files.htm 



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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Colors in Syriac

Here are some colors in Syriac:

Click on the image






Colors drill

Black

White

Red

Yellow

Blue

Green

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