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ܓܘܢܝܐ

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Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek γωνίᾱ (gōníā).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܓܘܢܝܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܓܘܢܝܐܣ or ܓܘܢܘܬܐ or ܓܘܢܝܬܐ)

  1. corner
  2. (geometry) angle, side
  3. carpenter's square, rule
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ܓ-ܢ-ܐ (ɡ-n-ʾ) related to disgracing.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɡunnɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡunnɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܓܘܢܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܓܘܢܝܐ)

  1. insult, contumely
  2. reproach, blame, complaint
  3. calumny
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From the root ܓ-ܘ-ܐ (ɡ-w-ʾ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɡawwɑnɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡawwɑnɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

AdjectiveEdit

ܓܘܢܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܓܘܢܝܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܓܘܢܝܬܐ)

  1. common, general, universal
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • gwnyˀ”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • gwny”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, pp. 44a, 45a, 51a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 65a
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2009) A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, Winona Lake, Indiana; Piscataway, New Jersey: Eisenbrauns; Gorgias Press, p. 217b