ܓܘܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic جَرَّة (ǧarra(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡurɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡure(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܪܐ m (plural ܓܘܪܐ)

  1. jug
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܘ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ɡ-w-r/) related to committing adultery. Compare Arabic جَوْر (ǧawr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡawrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡawre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܪܐ m (plural ܓܘܪܐ)

  1. adultery
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡawrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡawre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܪܐ f (plural ܓܘܪܐ)

  1. (typography) column
Inflection[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

This word rarely appears as masculine.

References[edit]

  • "gwr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 45b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 66a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 220a