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ܙܓܐ

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.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 84a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 110a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 364a-b