ܙܘܓܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ζυγόν (zugón) or ζεῦγος (zeûgos), from Proto-Indo-European *yugóm (yoke). Compare Arabic زَوْج (zawǧ) and Hebrew זוּג (zûḡ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zawɡɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zawɡe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܘܓܐ (zawgāʾm (plural ܙܘܓܐ)

  1. yoke, pair, couple
  2. two-horse chariot
  3. two-layered garment
  4. balance, scale
  5. (arithmetic) even number
  6. (grammar) conjugation
  7. (linguistics) two-stem compound word

Inflection[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (even number): ܐܦܙܓܐ (ʾāp̄azgāʾ, ʾāp̄zəḡāʾ), ܦܪܐ (pārāʾ)

References[edit]

  • "zwg" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2011-09-14.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 85b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 111b-112a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 369b-370a