ܥܡܘܕܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿmd. Compare Arabic عَمُود (ʿamūd) and Hebrew עַמּוּד (ʿammûḏ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕammuðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕammuðe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܡܘܕܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܥܡܘܕܐ)

  1. (architecture) pillar, column
  2. platform
  3. (geometry) altitude
  4. (astronomy) meteor
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܡ-ܕ (IPA(key): /ʕ-m-d/) related to immersing, from Proto-Semitic *ġmd.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɑmoðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɑmoðe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܡܘܕܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܥܡܘܕܐ)

  1. diver
  2. confirmand, baptismal candidate
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "(mwd" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 255b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 416b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 1108b-1109a