ܓܙܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܙ-ܙ (IPA(key): /ɡ-z-z/) related to shearing. Compare Arabic جِزَّة (ǧizza(t)) and Hebrew גִּזָּה (gizzâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡɛzz(ə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܓܙܬܐ f (plural ܓܙܐ)

  1. wool, fleece

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

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