ܪܓܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic رِجْل (riǧl) and Hebrew רֶגֶל (réḡel).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [rɛɣlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [rɛɣle(ʔ)], [rɛɣlɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܓܠܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܪܓܠܬܐ or ܪܓܠܐ)

  1. (anatomy) leg, foot
  2. (animal anatomy) hoof
  3. foot (unit of measure)
  4. (figuratively) foot, base, bottom, pier
  5. (botany, in the plural) astragalus, milk-vetch
Inflection[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

The plural ܪܓܠܬܐ (reḡlāṯāʾ) is used for figurative senses while the plural ܪܓܠܐ (reḡlēʾ) is used for other senses.

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [raɡɡɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [raɡɡɑle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܓܠܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܪܓܠܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܪܓܠܬܐ)

  1. (military) foot soldier
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Modifed from above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [r(ə)ɣɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [r(ə)ɣɑle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܓܠܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܪܓܠܐ)

  1. footstool
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "rgl" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 337b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 528b-529a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1434a-b