ܓܫܘܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܫ-ܫ(ɡ-š-š) related to spying. Compare Arabic جَاسُوس(ǧāsūs) and Hebrew גָּשׁוֹשׁ(gāšôš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡɑʃoʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡɑʃoʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܫܘܫܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܓܫܘܫܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܓܫܘܫܬܐ)

  1. spy
  2. scout, searcher, explorer
  3. (medicine) palpitation

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References[edit]

  • g$w$”, 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. 55a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 79b
  • 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, pp. 264b-265a