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Classical Syriac[edit]


From the root ܓ-ܡ-ܪ (ɡ-m-r) related to completing. Compare Hebrew גְּמָר (gəmār).



ܓܡܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. perfecting
  2. completion, consummation
  3. equipping
  4. (pathology) spasm, convulsion


Derived terms[edit]


  • gmr”, 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. 50a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 73a
  • 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. 243a-b