ܡܓܠܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܠ-ܠ (IPA(key): /ɡ-l-l/) related to rolling. Compare Akkadian magallatu[Cuneiform needed], Arabic مَجَلَّة (maǧalla(t)), and Hebrew מְגִלָּה (məḡillâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ɣal(lə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ɣalle(ʔ)], [m(ə)ɣallɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܓܠܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܡܓܠܬܐ or ܡܓܐܠܐ or ܡܓܠܐ)

  1. scroll, roll
  2. parchment, sheet, skin
  3. (in the plural) notes
  4. volume, codex
  5. schedule
  6. (law) codicil
  7. (finance) bond, debenture, promissory note
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maɡɡal(lə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܡܓܠܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܡܓܠܐ)

  1. (rare) Alternative form of ܡܓܠܐ
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "mglh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 47b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 250b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 709b