ܓܢܫܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Hebrew גִּיד הַנָּשֶׁה ‎(gîḏ hannāšê). The sense of "sciatica" is a calque of Ancient Greek ἰσχίᾱς ‎(iskhíās).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡɛnnɛʃjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡɛnnɛʃje(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܢܫܝܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܓܢܫܝܐ)

  1. (neuroanatomy) sciatic nerve
  2. (by extension, anatomy) thigh
  3. (pathology) sciatica

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References[edit]

  • gn$y”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2013-03-21
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 52a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 75a
  • 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. 250a