ܓܘܕܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian gwnd (gund, army, troop).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡuddɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡudde(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܕܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܓܘܕܐ)

  1. (military) company, rank, troop, band
  2. choir, chorus
Inflection[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

While the word is normally considered feminine, it also rarely occurs as masculine.

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡuddɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡuddɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܕܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܓܘܕܢܐ)

  1. (architecture) wall
  2. rampart
  3. hedge, mound
  4. stone pulpit in church's nave
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Akkadian [script needed] (gūdu)[Cuneiform needed].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡawdɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡawde(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܕܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܓܘܕܐ)

  1. leather bottle
  2. (figuratively) small amount
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "gwd" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 44a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 62b-63a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 211b