ܓܘܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Iranian *gauna-. Compare Middle Persian gwn' (gōn, colour), gwnk' (gōnag, sort, kind) and Persian ـگون (-gūn, colour), گونه (gūna, sort, kind).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡawnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡawne(ʔ)], [ɡawnɑne(ʔ)], [ɡawnawwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܢܐ m (plural ܓܘܢܘܬܐ ,ܓܘܢܢܐ ,ܓܘܢܐ)

  1. colour/color, hue
  2. appearance
  3. sort, kind, type, species
  4. remedy, medicine
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Arabic جُونَة (ǧuna(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡunɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡunawwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܢܐ m (plural ܓܘܢܘܬܐ)

  1. drinking vessel; cup, goblet, glass
  2. wooden kneading trough
  3. bronze pot
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "gwn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 45a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 64b-65a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 216b-217a