ܓܕܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic جَدْي (ǧady) and Hebrew גְּדִי (gəḏî).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡaðjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)ðajjɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܕܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܓܕܝܐ)

  1. kid (young goat)
Inflection[edit]

Irregular inflection with a stem ending in Yodh.

Proper noun[edit]

ܓܕܝܐ (transliteration neededm

  1. (astrology, astronomy) Capricorn (constellation and zodiac sign)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܕ-ܐ (ɡ-d-ʾ) related to rising up.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)ðɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)ðɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܕܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܓܕܝܐ)

  1. rising up, ascending
  2. eruption
  3. earthquake
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • gdy”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 42b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 60b
  • 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, p. 205a