ܟܐܢܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܟܐܢ (kē(ʾ)n, just, righteous), from the root ܟ-ܘ-ܢ (IPA(key): /k-w-n/) related to uprightness + the abstract noun ending ܘܬܐ- (-ūṯā(ʾ)). Compare Hebrew כֵּנוּת (kēnûṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ke(ʔ)nuθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܟܐܢܘܬܐ f (uncountable)

  1. justice, righteousness, rectitude
  2. uprightness

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "kynw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 153a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 202a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 594a