ܟܢܘܫܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܢ-ܫ (IPA(key): /k-n-ʃ/) related to gathering. Compare Arabic كَنِيسَة (kanīsa(t)) and Hebrew כְּנֶסֶת (kənéseṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [k(ə)nuʃtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [k(ə)nuʃe(ʔ)], [k(ə)nuʃɑθɑ(ʔ)], [k(ə)nuʃjɑθɑ(ʔ)], [k(ə)nuʃwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܢܘܫܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܟܢܘܫܘܬܐ or ܟܢܘܫܝܬܐ or ܟܢܘܫܬܐ or ܟܢܘܫܐ)

  1. congregation, assembly, community
  2. choir, company
  3. house of worship; temple, synagogue, church
  4. school

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "knw$h" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 158b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 218a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 634a