ܐܓܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Akkadian 𒌓𒅗𒁇 (agannu [UD.KA.BAR]). Compare Hebrew אַגָּן (ʾaggān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔaɡɡɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔaɡɡɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܓܢܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܐܓܢܐ)

  1. jug, pitcher, waterpot, bowl
  2. base, bottom (of a vessel)
  3. (geography) basin, crater
  4. (anatomy) lacrimal punctum
  5. (architecture) capital
  6. wheel, axle

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • )gn”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-06-11
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 2b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 3a
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2009) A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, Winona Lake, Indiana; Piscataway, New Jersey: Eisenbrauns; Gorgias Press, pp. 7b-8a