ܓܫܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian [script?] (gišru)[Cuneiform?]. Compare Arabic جِسْر (ǧisr) and Hebrew גֶּשֶׁר (géšer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡɛʃrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡɛʃre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܫܪܐ m (plural ܓܫܪܐ)

  1. (architecture) bridge
  2. beam, plank
  3. axle

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "g$r" 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. 80b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 266b