ܙܓܘܓܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Akkadian [script needed] (zakakatu), Arabic زُجَاجَة (zujāja(t)), and Hebrew זְגוּגִית (zəḡûḡîṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [z(ə)ɣuɣiθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [z(ə)ɣuɣjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܓܘܓܝܬܐ (zgūgītā’f (plural ܙܓܘܓܝܬܐ)

  1. glass (substance)
  2. (by extension) any vessel made of glass
  3. (medicine) eye disease

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • zgwgy”, 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. 84a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 110a
  • 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. 364b-365a