ܓܦܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܦ-ܦ ‎(ɡ-p-p) related to embracing. Compare Hebrew גִּפּוּף ‎(gippûᵽ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)fɑfɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)fɑfe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܦܦܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܓܦܦܐ)

  1. (anatomy) back

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • gpp”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 76b