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Syriac

[seer-ee-ak] /ˈsɪər iˌæk/
noun
1.
a form of Aramaic used by various Eastern Churches.
Origin of Syriac
< Latin Syriacus < Greek Syriakós. See Syria, -ac
Related forms
pre-Syriac, adjective, noun
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Syriac

/ˈsɪrɪˌæk/
noun
1.
a dialect of Aramaic spoken in Syria until about the 13th century ad and still in use as a liturgical language of certain Eastern churches
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