ܙܕܝܩܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܙ-ܕ-ܩ (IPA(key): /z-d-q/) related to righteousness.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܙܕܝܩܘܬܐ f (uncountable)

  1. righteousness, justice
  2. kindness, benefit
  3. honesty, probity
  4. uprightness
  5. alms, beneficence
  6. holiness

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "zdyqw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 84b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 110b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 365b-366a