ܙܓܓܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܙ-ܓ-ܓ (z-ɡ-ɡ) related to ringing, from ܙܓܐ (zaggā(ʾ), bell), from the earlier uncontracted form ܙܢܓܐ (zangā(ʾ)), from Middle Persian [script needed] (zang). Compare Persian زنگ (zang).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [z(ə)ɣɑɣɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [z(ə)ɣɑɣe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܓܓܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܙܓܓܐ)

  1. ringing, resounding, buzzing, tingling (especially of the ears)
  2. (pathology) tinnitus

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • zgg”, 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, pp. 110a, 624b
  • 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. 364b