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Classical Syriac[edit]


From the root ܙ-ܕ-ܩ (z-d-q) related to righteousness.



ܙܕܝܩܘܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. righteousness, justice
  2. kindness, benefit
  3. honesty, probity
  4. uprightness
  5. alms, beneficence
  6. holiness



  • zdyqw”, 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. 84b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 110b
  • 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. 365b-366a