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Syriac

Swedish translation: syriska

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English term or phrase:Syriac
Swedish translation:syriska
Entered by: Sven Petersson
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12:52 Jul 31, 2001
English to Swedish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Syriac
Name of a language in a long list of languages. Is this really a language, or is it just a dialect? If dialect, what is the language? In any case, what to call it in Swedish?
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 19:09
Syriska
Explanation:
A dialect of Aramaic spoken in Syria until about the 13th century A.D. and still in use as a liturgical language of certain Eastern churches. (Collins Eng. Dict.)

"ett gammalt semitiskt språk, fortlever som kyrkospråk i flera samfund" (Bonniers svenska ordbok)
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Tack så mycket!

Sven.
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na +1Syriska
CCW
naSyriac
Donald MacDonell-Sanderson


  

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Syriac


Explanation:
Syriska or Syriatiska - The Arabic based "lingua franca" of most Northern Middle East countries from about 500BC to 600AD

Donald MacDonell-Sanderson
Local time: 18:09
PRO pts in pair: 28
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15 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Syriska


Explanation:
A dialect of Aramaic spoken in Syria until about the 13th century A.D. and still in use as a liturgical language of certain Eastern churches. (Collins Eng. Dict.)

"ett gammalt semitiskt språk, fortlever som kyrkospråk i flera samfund" (Bonniers svenska ordbok)


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CCW
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 169
Grading comment
Tack så mycket!

Sven.

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