The sixth beatitude (Matthew 5:8) from an East Syriac Peshitta Bible.
Tuvayhon l'aylên dadkên blebhon: dhenon nehzon l'alâhâ.
'Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.'


Proper Noun


  • A speaker of the Syriac language (see above).
  • A member of the Syriac Orthodox Church.


  • Of, pertaining to, or being the Syriac language, its speakers, or their culture.


  • From Ancient Greek συριακός, an adjective pertaining to Συρία, the Greek name for Aram, and probably based on the name Assyria.

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