ܓܘܫܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic جِسْم (ǧism) and Hebrew גֶּשֶׁם (géšem).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡuʃmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡuʃme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܘܫܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܓܘܫܡܐ)

  1. (anatomy) body
  2. (chemistry) solid, substance, matter; metal
  3. (linguistics) corpus, text
  4. whole
  5. collection, ensemble, group
  6. organization, community

Inflection[edit]

Irregular absolute and construct singular with a varying Waw.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • g$m”, 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. 55b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 66b
  • 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. 222b-223a