ܐܝܙܓܕܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the earlier uncontracted form ܐܝܙܓܢܕܐ (ʾīzgandāʾ), from Manichaean Middle Persian or Manichaean Parthian ʾjgnd (ižgand), from Old Persian *ažganda-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔizɡaddɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔizɡadde(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܝܙܓܕܐ m (plural ܐܝܙܓܕܐ)

  1. messenger
  2. envoy, ambassador

Inflection[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

ܐܝܙܓܕܐ m

  1. (astronomy) name of a star

References[edit]

  • ")yzgd" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 7a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 12b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 32b-33a