ܥܘܡܩܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܡ-ܩ (IPA(key): /ʕ-m-q/) related to depth. Compare Arabic عُمْق (ʿumq) and Hebrew עֹמֶק (ʿṓmeq).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕumqɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕumqe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܘܡܩܐ m (plural ܥܘܡܩܐ)

  1. deep, deepness
  2. depth, thickness, height
  3. extreme point
  4. (geography) valley
  5. (nautical) hold, cargo hold
  6. (astronomy) meteor
  7. subtlety
Inflection[edit]

Irregular absolute and construct singular with a varying Waw.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܡ-ܩ (IPA(key): /ʕ-m-q/) related to depth.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕummɑqɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕummɑqe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܘܡܩܐ m (plural ܥܘܡܩܐ)

  1. investigation, deep research
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "(wmq" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 256a-b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 405b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1081b