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EtymologyEdit

From the root ج ر ر(j-r-r) related to dragging.

NounEdit

جَرْجَر (jarjarm (singular only, countable through آلَة(ʾāla))

  1. thresher, threshing sledge, an implement of wood in which there are revolving axles dragged along by beasts for crushing the corn
    • 2013 November 17, “آلة "الجرجر".. حصادة الماضي البعيد [The threshing sledge – the mower of yore]”, in eSyria[1], archived from the original on 2018-04-21:
    Synonyms: نَوْرَج(nawraj), طِرْبِيل(ṭirbīl), مِدْرَسَة(midrasa), دَرَّاسَة(darrāsa)

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VerbEdit

جَرْجَرَ (jarjara) Iq, non-past يُجَرْجِرُ‎‎ (yujarjiru)

  1. to drag along, to haul
    • 2016 May 11, “روحاني «يجرجر» واشنطن إلى المحاكم الدولية [Rowhâni “drags” Washington to international courts]”, in RT Arabic[2], archived from the original on 2016-05-12:
    • 2019 January 30, “الرميد يجرجر سفيرا سابقا إلى المحكمة [Ar-Ramīd drags a former ambassador to court]”, in Al-Yawm 24[3], archived from the original on 2019-01-30:
  2. to gargle, to gurgle, to drink with such a sound, to quaff
    • 7th century CE, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim, 37:1:
      =
      الَّذِي يَشْرَبُ فِي آنِيَةِ الْفِضَّةِ إِنَّمَا يُجَرْجِرُ فِي بَطْنِهِ نَارَ جَهَنَّمَ
      allaḏī yašrabu fī ʾāniyati l-fiḍḍati ʾinnamā yujarjiru fī baṭni-hī nāra jahannama
      He who drinks from silver vessels quaffs the fire of hell.

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Further readingEdit

  • Chyet, Michael L. (2003), “cencer”, in Kurdish–English Dictionary, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, page 87b