ܙܢܩܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܙ-ܢ-ܩ (IPA(key): /z-n-q/) related to shooting.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [z(ə)nɑqɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [z(ə)nɑqe(ʔ)] (plural)}}

Noun[edit]

ܙܢܩܐ m (plural ܙܢܩܐ)

  1. (uncountable) archery
  2. (uncountable) shooting, throwing, casting (especially of arrows)
  3. (countable, astronomy) comet, meteor
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܙ-ܢ-ܩ (IPA(key): /z-n-q/) related to binding.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zanqɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zanqe(ʔ)] (plural)}}

Noun[edit]

ܙܢܩܐ m (plural ܙܢܩܐ)

  1. bit, bridle
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From early Middle Persian zanak[script?]. Compare Persian زنخ (zanakh).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zanqɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zanqe(ʔ)] (plural)}}

Noun[edit]

ܙܢܩܐ m (plural ܙܢܩܐ)

  1. (anatomy) chin
Inflection[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From Ancient Greek ζάγχη (zánkhē).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zanqɑ(ʔ)], [zɑnqɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zanqe(ʔ)], [zɑnqe(ʔ)] (plural)}}

Noun[edit]

ܙܢܩܐ m (plural ܙܢܩܐ)

  1. long boot
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "znq" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 90a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 118b, 624b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 389b