ܚܘܓܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܘ-ܓ ‎(ḥ-w-ɡ) related to going around. Compare Arabic حُجَّة ‎(ḥuǧǧa(t)) and Hebrew חוּגָה ‎(ḥûḡâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħuɣtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħuɣɑθɑ(ʔ)], [ħuɣjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܓܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܚܘܓܝܬܐ or ܚܘܓܬܐ)

  1. circle
  2. sphere, orb, globe
  3. (astronomy) halo, corona
  4. compass
  5. area
  6. troop

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • xwgh”, 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. 99a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 130a
  • 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. 421a