Classical SyriacEdit


From the root ܡ-ܙ-ܓ(m-z-ɡ) related to mixing; compare Arabic مِزَاج(mizāj), Hebrew מֶזֶג(mézeḡ).


  • IPA(key): [muzzɑɣɑ] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [muzzɑɣe] (plural)


ܡܘܙܓܐ (mūzzāḡām (plural ܡܘܙܓܐ)

  1. mixture, blend, compound
  2. constitution, composition, makeup
  3. confusion
  4. moderation
  5. health
  6. time of year, season
  7. temperature, climate
  8. (theology) hypostatic union
  9. (astronomy) conjunction



  • mwzg”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2013-11-30
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, page 179b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 256b
  • 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, page 723a