ܙܩܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Akkadian ziqtu[Cuneiform?].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zɛqq(ə)θɑ(ʔ)], [zɛqtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zɛqq(ə)θe(ʔ)], [zɛqte(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܩܬܐ c (plural ܙܩܬܐ)

  1. goad, spur, sting
  2. switch, staff, rod
  3. bow (of an instrument), pick, plectrum
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܙ-ܩ-ܬ (IPA(key): /z-q-t/) related to proding, itself derived from above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [z(ə)qɑθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [z(ə)qɑθe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܩܬܐ c (plural ܙܩܬܐ)

  1. (physiology) spasm, tetanus, stiffness, rigor
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "zqt" 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. 120a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 395b