ܡܪܓܢܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μαργαρίτης (margarítēs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mar.ɡɑˈni.θɑ], [mar.ɡ(ə.)ˈni.θɑ] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [mar.ɡɑnˈjɑ.θɑ] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܪܓܢܝܬܐ (margānīṯāf (plural ܡܪܓܢܝܬܐ)

  1. pearl, jewel, gem
  2. relic
  3. (figuratively) offering, sacrifice, consecrated parcel

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • mrgny”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2008-11-30
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 191b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 299a
  • 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. 826a-b