ܓܘܫܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic جِسْم (ǧism) and Hebrew גֶּשֶׁם (géšem).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡuʃmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡuʃme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܫܡܐ m (plural ܓܘܫܡܐ)

  1. (anatomy) body
  2. (chemistry) solid, substance, matter; metal
  3. (linguistics) corpus, text
  4. whole
  5. collection, ensemble, group
  6. organization, community

Inflection[edit]

Irregular absolute and construct singular with a varying Waw.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • "g$m" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 55b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 66b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 222b-223a