ܓܙܘܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܙ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ɡ-z-r/) related to cutting off.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)zurtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)zurɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܙܘܪܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܓܙܘܪܬܐ)

  1. cutting off
  2. circumcision
  3. (anatomy) foreskin, prepuce

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "gzwrh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 46b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 67a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 224a