ܙܢܓܒܝܠ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script?] (singibēr)[script?], from Sanskrit शृङ्गवेर (śṛṅgavera). Compare Arabic زَنْجَبِيل (zanǧabīl) and Hebrew זַנְגְּבִיל (zangəḇîl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܙܢܓܒܝܠ m

  1. (botany) ginger

References[edit]

  • "zngbyl" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 388a