ܡܓܢ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Akkadian ana magāni[Cuneiform?] and Arabic مَجَاناً (maǧǧānan).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ܡܓܢ

  1. gratis, gratuitously, free of charge
  2. emptily, in vain, without reason

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ɣen], [m(ə)ɣan]

Noun[edit]

ܡܓܢ

  1. absolute singular of ܡܓܢܐ
  2. construct singular of ܡܓܢܐ

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ܡܓܢ

  1. masculine absolute singular of ܡܓܢܐ
  2. masculine construct singular of ܡܓܢܐ

References[edit]

  • "mgn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 177a
  • 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