ܠܓܝܘܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λεγιών (legiṓn), from Latin legiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [lɛɣjonɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [lɛɣjone(ʔ)], [lɛɣjonas] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܠܓܝܘܢܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܠܓܝܢܐܣ or ܠܓܝܘܢܣ or ܠܓܝܘܢܐ)

  1. (military) legion
  2. (figuratively) devil

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "lgywn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 168b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 235b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 673a