ܓܠܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܠ-ܦ ‎(ɡ-l-p) related to engraving. Compare Hebrew גִּלּוּף ‎(gillûᵽ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)lɑfɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)lɑfe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܠܦܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܓܠܦܐ)

  1. sculpture
  2. engraving (on gems, gold, etc.)
  3. act of engraving, cutting, embossing
  4. (in the plural) spangles, scales
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܠ-ܦ ‎(ɡ-l-p) related to engraving. Compare Hebrew גַּלָּף ‎(gallāᵽ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡallɑfɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡallɑfe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܠܦܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܓܠܦܐ)

  1. sculptor
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • glp”, 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. 49a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 71b
  • 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. 239a