ܥܘܩܣܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܩ-ܣ (IPA(key): /ʕ-q-s/), originally ܥ-ܩ-ܨ (IPA(key): /ʕ-q-sˁ/), related to being stung. Compare Arabic عَقْص (ʿaqṣ) and Hebrew עֹקֶץ (ʿṓqeṣ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕuqsɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕuqse(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܘܩܣܐ m (plural ܥܘܩܣܐ)

  1. sting, prick
  2. (animal anatomy) stinger
  3. goad, stake
  4. (figuratively) difficulty
Inflection[edit]

Irregular absolute and construct singular with a varying Waw.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܩ-ܣ (IPA(key): /ʕ-q-s/), originally ܥ-ܩ-ܨ (IPA(key): /ʕ-q-sˁ/), related to being stung.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕuqqɑsɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕuqqɑse(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܘܩܣܐ m (plural ܥܘܩܣܐ)

  1. stinging, goading
  2. extracting a sting
Inflection[edit]

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