ܥܓܠܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܓ-ܠ (IPA(key): /ʕ-ɡ-l/). Compare Arabic عِجْلَة ‎(ʿiǧla(t)) and Hebrew עֶגְלָה ‎(ʿeḡlâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕ(ə)ɣɛltɑ(ʔ)], [ʕ(ə)ɣɛl(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɛɣlɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܓܠܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܥܓܠܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܥܓܠܐ)

  1. calf, heifer
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܓ-ܠ (IPA(key): /ʕ-ɡ-l/) related to rolling. Compare Arabic عَجَلَة ‎(ʿaǧala(t)) and Hebrew עֲגָלָה ‎(ʿăḡālâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɑɣaltɑ(ʔ)], [ʕɑɣɛl(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɑɣlɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܓܠܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܥܓܠܬܐ)

  1. cart, wagon, chariot
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Proper noun[edit]

ܥܓܠܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf

  1. (astronomy) Big Dipper, Charles' Wain

References[edit]

  • "(glh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 243b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 399b-400a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1068a