ܙܘܙܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zuzɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zuze(ʔ)] (plural)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Akkadian [script?] (zūzu)[Cuneiform?]. Compare Hebrew זוּז (zûz).

Noun[edit]

ܙܘܙܐ m (plural ܙܘܙܐ)

  1. coin
  2. (in the plural) money
  3. (numismatics) zuz, drachma, dirhem
  4. dram (weight)
  5. dipper, ladle
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܙܘܙܐ m (plural ܙܘܙܐ)

  1. kind of onion
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "zwz"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 86a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 112b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 371a