ܙܘܓܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ζυγόν(zugón) or ζεῦγος(zeûgos), from Proto-Indo-European *yugóm(yoke). Compare Arabic زَوْج(zawǧ) and Hebrew זוּג(zûḡ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zawɡɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zawɡe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܘܓܐ (zawgāʾm (plural ܙܘܓܐ)

  1. yoke, pair, couple
  2. two-horse chariot
  3. two-layered garment
  4. balance, scale
  5. (arithmetic) even number
  6. (grammar) conjugation
  7. (linguistics) two-stem compound word

Inflection[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (even number): ܐܦܙܓܐ(ʾāp̄azgāʾ, ʾāp̄zəḡāʾ), ܦܪܐ(pārāʾ)

References[edit]

  • zwg”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-09-14
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 85b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 111b-112a
  • 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. 369b-370a