ܓܘܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Iranian *gauna-. Compare Middle Persian gwn' ‎(gōn, colour), gwnk' ‎(gōnag, sort, kind) and Persian ـگون ‎(-gūn, colour), گونه ‎(gūna, sort, kind).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡawnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡawne(ʔ)], [ɡawnɑne(ʔ)], [ɡawnawwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܢܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܓܘܢܘܬܐ or ܓܘܢܢܐ or ܓܘܢܐ)

  1. colour/color, hue
  2. appearance
  3. sort, kind, type, species
  4. remedy, medicine
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Arabic جُونَة ‎(ǧuna(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡunɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡunawwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܢܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܓܘܢܘܬܐ)

  1. drinking vessel; cup, goblet, glass
  2. wooden kneading trough
  3. bronze pot
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • gwn”, 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. 45a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 64b-65a
  • 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. 216b-217a