ܙܓܘܓܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Akkadian zakakatu[Cuneiform?], Arabic زُجَاجَة (zuǧāǧa(t)), and Hebrew זְגוּגִית (zəḡûḡîṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [z(ə)ɣuɣiθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [z(ə)ɣuɣjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܓܘܓܝܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܙܓܘܓܝܬܐ)

  1. glass (substance)
  2. (by extension) any vessel made of glass
  3. (pathology) eye disease

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "zgwgy" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 84a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 110a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 364b-365a