ܓܘܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian [script?] (gōy)[script?].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡojɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡoje(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܝܐ m (plural ܓܘܝܐ)

  1. sphere, globe, ball
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܘ-ܐ (IPA(key): /ɡ-w-ʔ/).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)wɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)wɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܝܐ m (plural ܓܘܝܐ)

  1. (anatomy) intestine(s); innards, viscera
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܘ-ܐ (IPA(key): /ɡ-w-ʔ/).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡawwɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡawwɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܓܘܝܐ m (plural ܓܘܝܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܓܘܝܬܐ)

  1. inner, interior, internal
  2. far, farther, remote
  3. holy
Inflection[edit]
Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܝܐ m (plural ܓܘܝܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܓܘܝܬܐ)

  1. inhabitant, citizen
  2. eunuch
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "gwy" 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. 63b-64a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 214a-b