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Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the earlier uncontracted form ܙܢܓܐ ‎(zangāʾ), from Middle Persian 𐭦𐭭𐭢 ‎(zang). Compare Persian زنگ ‎(zang).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [zaɡɡɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zaɡɡe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܙܓܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܙܓܐ)

  1. cymbal, bell
  2. mortar (used with a pestle)
InflectionEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Persian zʾtk' ‎(zādag) or zhk' ‎(zahag). Compare also Old Armenian ձագ ‎(jag).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [zɑ(ɡ)ɡɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zɑ(ɡ)ɡe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܙܓܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܙܓܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܙܓܬܐ)

  1. chick (young chicken)
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • zg”, 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, p. 84a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 110a
  • 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. 364a-b
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