ܚܓܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic حَجّ (ḥaǧǧ) and Hebrew חַג (ḥaḡ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħaɡɡɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħaɡɡe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܓܐ m (plural ܚܓܐ)

  1. festival, fair
  2. feast, feasting, feast day
  3. assembly, multitude, company
  4. market
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Related to the root ܚ-ܘ-ܓ (IPA(key): /ħ-w-ɡ/) related to going around. Compare Hebrew חוּג (ḥûḡ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħaɡɡɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħaɡɡe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܓܐ m (plural ܚܓܐ)

  1. palisaded rampart, intrenchment
  2. confluence, fork
  3. seizure, apprehension
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħɛɡɡɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɛɡɡe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܓܐ m (plural ܚܓܐ)

  1. idolatrous temple
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħɑɣɑ(ʔ)], [ħaɡɡɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɑɣe(ʔ)], [ħaɡɡe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܓܐ m (plural ܚܓܐ)

  1. (botany) hedysarum alhagi; Palestinian carob tree
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "xg"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 96a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 126a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 411b-412a