ܢܓܘܕܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܓ-ܕ(n-ɡ-d) related to guiding.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [n(ə)ɣuðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [n(ə)ɣuðe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܓܘܕܐ (nāḡūḏā, nəḡūḏām (plural ܢܓܘܕܐ)

  1. carved equipment, ornament
  2. crooked staff used to drive a ball
  3. golden drinking cup
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܓ-ܕ(n-ɡ-d) related to guiding.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɑɣoðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nɑɣoðe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܓܘܕܐ (nāḡōḏām (plural ܢܓܘܕܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܢܓܘܕܬܐ‎)

  1. leader, chief
  2. guide (especially of the blind)
  3. producer, progenitor
  4. (grammar, orthography) kind of diacritical mark
  5. piece of wood attaching a yoke to a cart
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • ngwd”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary : قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, page 196b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 327b
  • 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, page 888b