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Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ܓ-ܙ-ܪ(ɡ-z-r) related to cutting off. Compare Arabic جَزِيرَة(ǧazīra(t)).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɡɑzartɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡɑzrɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܓܙܪܬܐ (gāzartā’f (plural ܓܙܪܬܐ)

  1. (geography) island

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • gzrh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary : قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 46b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 68a
  • 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. 227a