ܦܬܓܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Iranian *patigāma-. Compare Persian پیغام ‎(peyğâm), Hebrew פִּתְגָּם ‎(piṯgām).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɛθ(ə)ɣɑmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pɛθ(ə)ɣɑme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܦܬܓܡܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܦܬܓܡܐ)

  1. word
  2. sentence, saying
  3. paragraph, text
  4. (grammar) phrase
  5. (poetry) line, verse, versicle
  6. (prosody) foot, hemistich
  7. matter, thing, affair
  8. fact, act
  9. answer, response

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • ptgm”, 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. 295b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 469b
  • 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. 1264a