ܪܓܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic رِجْل(riǧl) and Hebrew רֶגֶל(réḡel).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [rɛɣlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [rɛɣle(ʔ)], [rɛɣlɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܓܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܪܓܠܬܐ or ܪܓܠܐ)

  1. (anatomy) leg, foot
  2. (animal anatomy) hoof
  3. foot (unit of measure)
  4. (figuratively) foot, base, bottom, pier
  5. (botany, in the plural) astragalus, milk-vetch
Inflection[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

The plural ܪܓܠܬܐ(reḡlāṯāʾ) is used for figurative senses while the plural ܪܓܠܐ(reḡlēʾ) is used for other senses.

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [raɡɡɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [raɡɡɑle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܓܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܪܓܠܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܪܓܠܬܐ)

  1. (military) foot soldier
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Modifed from above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [r(ə)ɣɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [r(ə)ɣɑle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܓܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܪܓܠܐ)

  1. footstool
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • rgl”, 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. 337b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 528b-529a
  • 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. 1434a-b