ܟܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *kapp-. Compare Akkadian 𒀉 (kappu [Á]), Arabic كَفّ (kaff), Hebrew כַּף (kaᵽ), and Ugaritic 𐎋𐎔 (kp).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kappɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kappe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܦܐ f (plural ܟܦܐ)

  1. (anatomy) palm, hand
  2. glove
  3. handful
  4. bundle, sheaf
  5. cup, drinking vessel
  6. plate, dish
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܟܦܐ

  1. absolute singular of ܟܦܬܐ

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܟܦܐ

  1. emphatic plural of ܟܦܬܐ

References[edit]

  • "kp" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 160a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 222a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 641b-642a