ܡܓܘܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Persian 𐎶𐎦𐏁(maguš). Compare Arabic مَجُوسِيّ(maǧūsiyy) and Hebrew מָגוֹשׁ(māḡôš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ɣuʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ɣuʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܓܘܫܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܡܓܘܫܐ)

  1. (Zoroastrianism) magus, Zoroastrian priest or follower
  2. mage, magician, wizard

Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܡܓܘܫܐ ‎(transliteration neededm

  1. Magi

References[edit]

  • mgw$”, 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. 177b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 249b-250a
  • 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. 707b