Estrangela

noun

Es·​tran·​ge·​la
eˈstraŋgələ
variants or Estrangelo or Estranghelo
-ˌlō
plural -s
: the earlier form of the Syriac alphabet compare serta

Word History

Etymology

Syriac esţrangelāyē rounded (letters), from Greek strongylos rounded; akin to Greek strangos twisted (draw tight)

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“Estrangela.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Estrangela. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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