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Classical Syriac[edit]

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From Aramaic אָוָוזָא(ʾăwazzā), from Akkadian 𒊻𒄷 (ūsum, duck), from Sumerian 𒊻𒄷 (uz, wild duck).



ܘܙܐ (wazzām (plural ܘܙܐ (wazzē), singular feminine counterpart ܘܙܬܐ(wazzəṯā))

  1. goose, gander



  • wzˀ”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, page 81b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 107b
  • 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, page 357b