ܡܓܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܢ-ܢ (IPA(key): /ɡ-n-n/). Compare Arabic مِجَنّ (miǧann) and Hebrew מָגֵן (māḡēn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ɣenɑ(ʔ)], [m(ə)ɣannɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ɣene(ʔ)], [m(ə)ɣanne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܓܢܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܡܓܢܐ)

  1. short buckler, round shield
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܢ-ܢ (IPA(key): /ɡ-n-n/).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maɡɡɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [maɡɡɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܡܓܢܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܡܓܢܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܡܓܢܬܐ)

  1. armed, equipped (with a buckler)
  2. round, disk-shaped
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "mgn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 50b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 251a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 710a