ܢܩܘܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܩ-ܫ (IPA(key): /n-q-ʃ/) related to knocking. Compare Arabic نَاقُوس (nāqūs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɑqoʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nɑqoʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܩܘܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܢܩܘܫܐ)

  1. knocker (one who knocks)
  2. pulsating, throbbing
  3. sound
  4. musician, player
  5. musical instrument
  6. pick, plectrum
  7. clapper, bell, church bell
  8. semantron
  9. pestle
  10. (pathology) ache, pain; illness

Inflection[edit]

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References[edit]

  • "nqw$" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 214a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 350b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 945b