ܓܙܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [g(ə)zɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [g(ə)zɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܙܪܐ m (plural ܓܙܪܐ)

  1. cutting off
  2. circumcision
  3. surgery
  4. deforming, disfiguring
  5. cut, piece, part
  6. flock, herd, fold
  7. (figuratively) monastery, convent
  8. judgement, sentence, decree
  9. execution
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [gɛzrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [gɛzre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܙܪܐ m (plural ܓܙܪܐ)

  1. slit, notch, incision
  2. ablation, excision, amputation
  3. prey
  4. (numismatics) penny, small coin
  5. (dialectal) gift
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [gazzɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [gazzɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܙܪܐ m (plural ܓܙܪܐ)

  1. circumciser, mohel
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From Middle Persian *gazar[script?]. Compare Persian گزر (gazar), Armenian գազար (gazar), Arabic جَزْر (ǧazr), and Hebrew גֶּזֶר (gézer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [gɛzzɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [gɛzzɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܙܪܐ m (plural ܓܙܪܐ)

  1. carrot, parsnip
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "gzr" 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, pp. 67b-68a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 226b-227a