ܓܡܘܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing; compare Persian گاومیش (gâv-mêš), Arabic جَامُوس (ǧāmūs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡɑmoʃɑ(ʔ)], [ɡammoʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡɑmoʃe(ʔ)], [ɡammoʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܡܘܫܐ m (plural ܓܡܘܫܐ)

  1. buffalo bull

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "gmw$)" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 50a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 72a
  • գոմէշ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University