ܩܐܛܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κῆτος (kêtos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qe(ʔ)tˁɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qe(ʔ)tˁe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܐܛܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܩܐܛܐ)

  1. whale
  2. (mythology) huge fish, sea monster, leviathan

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Proper noun[edit]

ܩܐܛܐ (transliteration neededm

  1. (astronomy) Cetus

References[edit]

  • "q)T)" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 315b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 486a
  • Robert Payne Smith, Thesaurus Syriacus, 1879-1901, p. 3601
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1306b