Meaning of Samaritan
Pronunciation: (su-mar'i-tn), [key]
- an inhabitant of Samaria.
- (often l.c.) one who is compassionate and helpful to a person in distress.
- any of the dialects of Aramaic spoken by the Samaritans in ancient Israel and until recently still spoken in Nablus.
- pertaining to Samaria or to Samaritans.
- samaritan (Thesaurus)