ܠܩܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λεκάνη (lekánē). Compare Arabic لَكَن (lakan).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [laqnɑ(ʔ)], [lɛqnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [laqne(ʔ)], [lɛqne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܠܩܢܐ f (plural ܠܩܢܐ)

  1. dish, plate, platter
  2. bowl, basin, laver
  3. vessel

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "lqn"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 174b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 245a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 697a-b