ܟܘܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic كُور (kūr), Hebrew כּוּר (kûr) and Akkadian [script needed] (kūru).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kurɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kure(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܘܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܘܪܐ)

  1. furnace, crucible, kiln, oven
  2. fire, hearth
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]

(taking Classical Syriac as representative for all Semitic)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek χώρα (khṓra).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܟܘܪܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܟܘܪܣ or ܟܘܪܘܣ)

  1. land, country
  2. province, region, district
  3. neighbourhood

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare ܟܘܪܬܐ (kawwārtāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kawwɑrɑ(ʔ)], [k(ə)wɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kawwɑre(ʔ)], [k(ə)wɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܘܪܐ (transliteration neededc (plural ܟܘܪܐ)

  1. beehive
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From Hebrew כּוֹר (kôr) or Ancient Greek κόρος (kóros).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [korɑ(ʔ)], [k(ə)wɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kore(ʔ)], [k(ə)wɑrɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܘܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܘܪܐ)

  1. cor/kor, homer
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "kwr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 154a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 210b-211a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 612b