ܡܪܓܢܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μαργαρίτης (margarítēs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [marɡɑniθɑ(ʔ)], [marɡ(ə)niθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [marɡɑnjɑθɑʔ] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܪܓܢܝܬܐ f (plural ܡܪܓܢܝܬܐ)

  1. pearl, jewel, gem
  2. relic
  3. (figuratively) offering, sacrifice, consecrated parcel

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "mrgny" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 191b
  • Marcus Jastrow (1903), A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 299a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 826a-b