גדיא

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Aramaic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Akkadian [script needed] ‎(gadu), Arabic جَدْي ‎(jady), Hebrew גְּדִי ‎(gəḏī).

Noun[edit]

גַּדְיָא ‎(gaḏyām ‎(plural גְּדַיָּא, feminine counterpart גדיתא)

  1. kid (young goat)
    • Passover Haggadah
      חַד גַּדְיָא, חַד גַּדְיָא, דְּזַבִּין אַבָּא בִּתְרֵי זוּזֵי, חַד גַּדְיָא, חַד גַּדְיָא.
      ḥaḏ gaḏyā, ḥaḏ gaḏyā, dəzabbīn ʾabbā biṯrē zūzē, ḥaḏ gaḏyā, ḥaḏ gaḏyā.
      One kid, one kid, that my father bought for two zuzim, one kid, one kid.

Proper noun[edit]

גַּדְיָא ‎(gaḏyām

  1. Capricorn