ܐܓܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian [script?] (egirtu), possibly via Old Persian [script?]. Compare Hebrew אִגֶּרֶת (ʾiggereṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔɛɡɡar(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔɛɡ(ɡə)rɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܓܪܬܐ f (plural ܐܓܪܬܐ)

  1. letter, epistle
  2. contract, document

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • ")grh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 3a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 3b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 9a