ܐܓܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Akkadian 𒌓𒅗𒁇 (agannu [UD.KA.BAR]). Compare Hebrew אַגָּן (ʾaggān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔaɡɡɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔaɡɡɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܓܢܐ f (plural ܐܓܢܐ)

  1. jug, pitcher, waterpot, bowl
  2. base, bottom (of a vessel)
  3. (geography) basin, crater
  4. (anatomy) lacrimal punctum
  5. (architecture) capital
  6. wheel, axle

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • ")gn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2011-06-11.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 2b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 3a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 7b-8a