ܓܘܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian gwd (gōy, ball).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡojɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡoje(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܓܘܝܐ)

  1. sphere, globe, ball
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܘ-ܐ (ɡ-w-ʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)wɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)wɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܓܘܝܐ)

  1. (anatomy) intestine(s); innards, viscera
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܘ-ܐ (ɡ-w-ʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡawwɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡawwɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܓܘܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܓܘܝܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܓܘܝܬܐ)

  1. inner, interior, internal
  2. far, farther, remote
  3. holy
Inflection[edit]
Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܓܘܝܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܓܘܝܬܐ)

  1. inhabitant, citizen
  2. eunuch
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • gwy”, 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. 44a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 63b-64a
  • 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. 214a-b
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “gōy”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 37