ܬܓܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Akkadian 𒁮𒃼 (tamkāru [DAM.GAR3]). Compare Arabic تَاجِر (tāǧir) and Hebrew תַּגָּר (taggār).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [taɡɡɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [taɡɡɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܓܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܬܓܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܬܓܪܬܐ)

  1. trader, merchant
Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܬܓܪܐ (transliteration neededm

  1. (alchemy, astronomy) Mercury

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic تَاجِر (tāǧir), related to above.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [taɡɡɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [taɡɡɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܬܓܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܬܓܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܬܓܪܬܐ)

  1. rich
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܪ-ܝ (IPA(key): /ɡ-r-j/).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tɛɣrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tɛɣre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܬܓܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܬܓܪܐ)

  1. strife, contention
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "tgr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 387b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 604b-605q
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1624a