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Jesus in Aramaic.

The word mshikha (משיחא)-the Messiah is related to the word mishkha (מישחא) which means oil or olive oil in Aramaic. "He shall be called Nazarene."                           Matthew 2:23 ܕ݁ܢܳܨܪܳܝܳܐ   ܢܶܬ݂ܩܪܶܐ  netiqreʾ…

Syriac Aramaic

leššānā Suryāyā Syriac language Syriac developed from Old Syriac,an Aramaic dialect spoken around the city of Edessa in Osroene.It rose to prominence during the first century century Ad. It came to be a major trade, litera…

vowels in Syriac Aramaic

After the dissolution of the Persian Empire by Alexander the Great as a result Greek influence and culture spread all over the Middle East.It was then that Aramean scholars first became familiar with the Greek alphabet which alre…

The Nestorian Syriac script (Madnkhaya)

The eastern Syriac script is called Madnkhaya or Nestorian, eastern, after Nestorus-founder of the Eastern Syriac Church.It was used in the eastern Syriac Church in Persia and it started developing after the split of the Syri…

God in Aramaic.

There are various words for God in Aramaic Eli    or Elahi (Biblical Aramaic ) and alaha or   aloho   in Syriac depending on the dialect . The word sounds almost identical to the Arabic 'allah'. Alternatively Aramaic…

'He Is Risen!' in Aramaic.

'Mshiha qam' means 'The Messiah is risen' in Aramaic or you can just say qam!- He is risen!. The phrase in Syriac Aramaic. “ܡܫܝܚܐ ܩܡ! ܫܪܝܪܐܝܬ ܩܡ!‎   Mshiḥa qām! sharīrāīth qām!  OR Mshiḥo Qom! Shariroith Qom!) …

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