جرجير

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Arabic[edit]

جِرْجِير (Eruca sativa)
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Aramaic גַּרְגִּירָא‎ / ܓܲܪܓܝܼܪܵܐ(gargīrā, rocket), from Akkadian 𒂊𒁶𒄀𒊒 (/girgirû/).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جِرْجِير (jirjīrm

  1. arugula, rocket (Eruca gen. et spp.)
  2. watercress

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Löw, Immanuel (1928) Die Flora der Juden[1] (in German), volume 1, Wien und Leipzig: R. Löwit, pages 491–493
  • Mandaville, James Paul (2011) Bedouin Ethnobotany. Plant Concepts and Uses in a Desert Pastoral World, Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, →ISBN, page 302
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2002) A Dictionary of Jewish Babylonian Aramaic of the Talmudic and Geonic periods, Ramat Gan: Bar Ilan University, page 298a–b
  • Zimmern, Heinrich (1915) Akkadische Fremdwörter als Beweis für babylonischen Kultureinfluss (in German), Leipzig: A. Edelmann, page 56

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

جَرْجير

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جِرْجِير(jirjīr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒarˈd͡ʒiːr/

Noun[edit]

جرجير (jarjīrm

  1. arugula, rocket (Eruca gen. et spp.)