ܟܦܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܦ-ܦ (IPA(key): /k-p-p/) related to curving. Compare Hebrew כַּפָּה (kappâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kapp(ə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܟܦܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܟܦܢܐ or ܟܦܐ)

  1. anything hollow or curved; pan, bowl, plate, saucer, censer, snuff-dish, spoon, ladle
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܦ-ܦ (IPA(key): /k-p-p/) related to curving. Compare Akkadian kippatu[Cuneiform needed] and Hebrew כִּפָּה (kippâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɛpp(ə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܟܦܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܟܦܐ)

  1. hollow, hollowed place
  2. (architecture) arch, vault
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܦ-ܬ (IPA(key): /k-p-t/) related to binding or bending.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [k(ə)fɑθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [k(ə)fɑθe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܦܬܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܦܬܐ)

  1. cord, chain, bond
  2. curvature, curve, bend
  3. (botany) calyx, capsule, seed vessel
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "kph" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • "kpt" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 160a-b, 161a
  • 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, p. 646a