ܦܬܓܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Iranian *patigāma-. Compare Persian پیغام (peyğâm), Hebrew פִּתְגָּם (piṯgām).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɛθ(ə)ɣɑmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pɛθ(ə)ɣɑme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܬܓܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܦܬܓܡܐ)

  1. word
  2. sentence, saying
  3. paragraph, text
  4. (grammar) phrase
  5. (poetry) line, verse, versicle
  6. (prosody) foot, hemistich
  7. matter, thing, affair
  8. fact, act
  9. answer, response

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "ptgm" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 295b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 469b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1264a