ܐܪܓܘܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian 𒅈𒂵𒌋𒌋𒉡 (argamannu). Compare Arabic أُرْجُوَان (ʾurǧuwān) and Hebrew אַרְגָּמָן (ʾargāmān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔarɡ(ə)wɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔarɡ(ə)wɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܪܓܘܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܐܪܓܘܢܐ)

  1. Tyrian purple, royal purple
  2. purple (cloth, garment; color/colour)

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References[edit]

  • ")rgwn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 18b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 27b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 95a