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Definition of the noun Mandaic
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- The liturgical language of the Mandaean religion, a variety of Aramaic with strong Persian influences.
Mandaic is a Unicode block containing characters of the Mandaic script used for writing the historic Eastern Aramaic, also called Classical Mandaic, and the modern Neo-Mandaic language.
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Essays Dedicated to Yaacov Choueka on the Occasion of His 75 Birthday by Nachum Dershowitz, Ephraim Nissan
Mandaic is a language or dialect within the ...
The Secret History of the Mandaeans by Andrew Philip Smith
The Mandaic language Mandaic is a dialect of Aramaic. Technically it is an Eastern, or Southeastern, dialect, sharing many features with Jewish Babylonian Aramaic. Along with Hebrew Aramaicit belongs to the northwest branch of the Semitic ...
Gnostic Visions (2011)
Uncovering the Greatest Secret of the Ancient World by Luke A. Myers
Although mandaic is a language used only by those adhering to the Mandaean religion, ...
Jewish Mysticism and Magic (2007)
An Anthropological Perspective by Maureen Bloom
Mandaic is a form of Aramaic used by a sect of Gnostics; the word is derived from the Aramaic for 'knowledge', manda. 3 The translations of Talmud used in Preuss are not as accurate as modern linguists would like them to be. Plant names are ...
by John F. Healey
Mandaic is a new actor on the scene, evidently arising as a major literary language from one of the local dialects of southern Mesopotamia. As we enter what is called 'Late Aramaic', western and eastern divisions can be distinguished and are ...
Religions and Cultures (2002)
First International Conference of Mediterraneum by Adriana Destro, Mauro Pesce
Mandaic is a variety of knguage and script that was used, and is still being used, ...
by Kevin T. Van Bladel
Mandaic is a dialect of Aramaic local to Mesopotamia ...
Haoma and Harmaline (1989)
The Botanical Identity of the Indo-Iranian Sacred Hallucinogen "soma" and Its Legacy in Religion, Language, and Middle-Eastern Folklore by David Stophlet Flattery, Martin Schwartz
§80 Although Mandaic is a language used only by those adhering to the Mandaean religion, and almost all literature written in it consists of religious works, the $afta d Sambra is not a part of Mandaean canonical literature. The text is of a ...
Mandate Mandaic is a dialect of Eastern Aramaic. It survives in the liturgy of the Mandaean religion, of a small community in Iran and Iraq. The language is close to the Aramaic language of the Babylonian Talmud. It is also related to Syriac, ...
by Klaus Beyer
Mandaic is a new feature. In the 4th century A. D. and probably in connection with the effort to produce an authoritative Syriac text of the Bible (PsTttd), Syriac orthography was reformed to take account of some aspects of the changed basis of ...
A Dictionary of Gnosticism (2014)
by Andrew Phillip Smith
Mandaic: The language of the *Mandaean religion and people, ...
Dialects of Amidya, Dihok, Nerwa and Zakho, Northwestern Iraq : Based on Old and New Manuscripts, Oral and Written Bible Translations, Folkloric Texts, and Diverse Spoken Registers, with an Introduction to Grammar and Semantics, and an Index of Talmudic Words which Have Reflexes in Jewish Neo-Aramaic by Yona Sabar
Modern Aramaic also includes Modern Mandaic, spoken by Mandeans (Gnostics) in Ahwaz pahwaz) ,4 Iran, and parts of Iraq until recently, and although of Eastern origin, typologically it is ...
An International Work of Reference, Complete in Twelve Volumes, with 7000 Illustrations, Colored Plates, Colored Maps and Engravings
Mandaic confuses the characteristic Semitic gutturals, which are often elided. interchanges surds and sonants. and shows numerous contracted forms. See Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum (1895); J. Payne Smith. ComP81!de Syriac ...
by G. Johannes Botterweck, Helmer Ringgren
Syriac, Mandaic, Ethiopic, and Arabic.
The Encyclopedia Americana (1904)
by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines
Eastern Aramaic includes Syriac, Mandaic, being the language of the Christian sect of Mandaeans who lived east of the Tigris and the language of the most of the Babylonian Gemara. Syriac was the language of the Christian Arameans. and ...
dialects of Aramaic arc the Samaritan, a corrupt Judaao- Aramaic mixed with Arabic words ; the Zabian or Nazanean (Mandaic), the language of a theosophical sect ('disciples of John the Baptist') standing between the Syriac and Chaldee, ...
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