ܠܓܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܠ-ܓ (IPA(key): /l-ɡ/). Compare Arabic لُجَّة (luǧǧa(t)) and Hebrew לֹג (lōḡ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [laɡɡ(ə)θɑ(ʔ)], [lɛɡɡ(ə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܠܓܬܐ f (plural ܠܓܐ)

  1. plate, dish
  2. basin, vessel
  3. measure
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the earlier uncontracted form ܠܓܢܬܐ (l(ə)ḡentā(ʾ)), possibly a corruption of Latin linea. Compare Arabic لُجْنَة (luǧna(t)) and Hebrew לִגְנָה (liḡnâ).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [l(ə)ɣɛttɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܠܓܬܐ f (plural ܠܓܢܐ)

  1. furrow, seedbed, flowerbed, parterre
  2. ridge
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "lgh"' 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. 673b