ܠܓܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܠ-ܓ (l-ɡ). Compare Arabic لُجَّة (luǧǧa(t)) and Hebrew לֹג (lōḡ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [laɡɡ(ə)θɑ(ʔ)], [lɛɡɡ(ə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܠܓܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܠܓܐ)

  1. plate, dish
  2. basin, vessel
  3. measure
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the earlier uncontracted form ܠܓܢܬܐ (l(ə)ḡentā(ʾ)), possibly a corruption of Latin linea. Compare Arabic لُجْنَة (luǧna(t)) and Hebrew לִגְנָה (liḡnâ).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [l(ə)ɣɛttɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܠܓܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܠܓܢܐ)

  1. furrow, seedbed, flowerbed, parterre
  2. ridge
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • lgh”, 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. 168b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 235b
  • 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. 673b