ܓܠܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܠ-ܦ (IPA(key): /ɡ-l-p/) related to engraving. Compare Hebrew גִּלּוּף (gillûᵽ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)lɑfɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)lɑfe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܠܦܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܓܠܦܐ)

  1. sculpture
  2. engraving (on gems, gold, etc.)
  3. act of engraving, cutting, embossing
  4. (in the plural) spangles, scales
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܠ-ܦ (IPA(key): /ɡ-l-p/) related to engraving. Compare Hebrew גַּלָּף (gallāᵽ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡallɑfɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡallɑfe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܠܦܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܓܠܦܐ)

  1. sculptor
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "glp" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 49a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 71b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 239a