ܙܩܝܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [z(ə)qifɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [z(ə)qife(ʔ)] (plural)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Akkadian [script needed] (zaqīpu)[Cuneiform needed].

Noun[edit]

ܙܩܝܦܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܙܩܝܦܐ)

  1. cross, crucifix
  2. crucifixion
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܙ-ܩ-ܦ (IPA(key): /z-q-p/) related to erecting. Compare Hebrew זָקוּף (zāqûᵽ).

Adjective[edit]

ܙܩܝܦܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܙܩܝܦܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܙܩܝܦܬܐ)

  1. high, raised up
  2. crucified
  3. arrogant, pompous
  4. difficult, arduous
  5. opposed, set against
  6. affected
  7. (grammar) pronounced with a certain vowel (see ܙܩܦܐ)
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "zqyp" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 91b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 119b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 393b-394a