ܥܙܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the earlier uncontracted form ܥܢܙܐ (ʿenzā(ʾ)). Compare Akkadian 𒍚 (B203ellst.png, enzu [ÙZ]), Arabic عَنْز (ʿanz), Hebrew עֵז (ʿēz), and Ugaritic 𐎓𐎇 (ʿz).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɛzzɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɛzze(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܙܐ f (plural ܥܙܐ ; singular masculine counterpart ܬܝܫܐ)

  1. goat, she-goat

Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܥܙܐ f

  1. (astronomy) Capella

References[edit]

  • "(z" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 258a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 408b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1089a