Definición de Mandaean en inglés:

Mandaean

Saltos de línea: Man|dae¦an
Pronunciación: /manˈdiːən
 
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(also Mandean)

sustantivo

1A member of a Gnostic sect of Iraq and SW Iran, who regard John the Baptist as the Messiah and stress salvation through knowledge of the divine origin of the soul.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There is even a group of Mandaeans: theirs is a tiny Gnostic sect.
  • The Government has informed the tribunal that Mandaeans are discriminated against but not persecuted.
  • Not surprisingly, a number of Mandaeans have fled to Australia, where they're not finding life a lot easier.
2 [mass noun] The language of the Mandaeans, a form of Aramaic.

adjetivo

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Relating to the Mandaeans or their language.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • At Yardenit in Israel, there is a major baptism site on the river which attracts Greek and Russian Orthodox Pilgrims and the Mandean people of the only surviving Gnostic religion.
  • Even in modern day Sydney, Aramaic dialects are used by the local Assyrian and Mandaean communities.
  • Jews, Christians, even the Mandaean gnostic sect of the Sabeans, are all granted freedom to practice and to live in peace.

Origen

late 19th century: from Mandaean Aramaic mandaia 'Gnostics, those who have knowledge' (from manda 'knowledge') + -an.

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adjective
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