ܙܕܩܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܙ-ܕ-ܩ (IPA(key): /z-d-q/) related to righteousness. Compare Arabic صِدْق (ṣidq) and Hebrew צֶדֶק (ṣéḏeq).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zɛðqɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zɛðqe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܕܩܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܙܕܩܐ)

  1. propriety, rectitude, justice
  2. law, rule, prescription
  3. duty, contribution
  4. due, portion, allowance, appurtenance
  5. income
  6. tax, debt
  7. proceeds
  8. tribute
  9. rite, service, alms

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "zdq" 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, p. 366b