Lexidion Syriacum, Hahn & Sieffert (1825)

This Classic SyriacLatin lexicon is a part of the book “Chrestomathia syriaca sive S. Ephraemi carmina selecta” (see sources) published by Hahn, August (1792-1863) and Sieffert, Friedrich Ludwig (1803-1877).

Very basic vocabulary, 1157 articles.

For more Syriac dictionaries see the following websites: Dukhrana and SEDRA.


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  1. Hahn, August; Sieffert, Friedrich Ludwig. Chrestomathia syriaca; sive S. Ephraemi carmina selecta. Leipzig, 1825. pp. 163–232. URL: https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008633942.
  2. Transcribed by Sergey Kim in 2011. URL: https://kimss.livejournal.com/27420.html.


Transcript contains a minor number of errors and still waits for a thorough proofreading. Hebrew words are replaced with Latin translitteration. Phonetic transcription of Syriac words is draft, we are open for your comments and corrections.

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