ܟܘܚܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Akkadian [script?] (guḫlu)[Cuneiform?], Arabic كُحْل (kuḥl), and Hebrew כָּחָל (kāḥāl).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܟܘܚܠܐ m (uncountable)

  1. kohl
  2. stibium, antimony
Inflection[edit]

Irregular absolute and construct with a varying Waw.

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܟܘܚܠܐ m (uncountable)

  1. use of kohl, application of kohl to the eyes
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "kwxl" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 154b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 207b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 604b