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?] (zaqīpu)[Cuneiform?].

Noun[edit]

ܙܩܝܦܐ m (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 m (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