ܡܓܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܢ-ܢ (ɡ-n-n). Compare Arabic مِجَنّ (miǧann) and Hebrew מָגֵן (māḡēn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ɣenɑ(ʔ)], [m(ə)ɣannɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ɣene(ʔ)], [m(ə)ɣanne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܓܢܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܡܓܢܐ)

  1. short buckler, round shield
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܢ-ܢ (ɡ-n-n).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maɡɡɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [maɡɡɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܡܓܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܓܢܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܡܓܢܬܐ)

  1. armed, equipped (with a buckler)
  2. round, disk-shaped
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • mgn”, 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. 50b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 251a
  • 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. 710a