ܩܕܡܝܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܕ-ܡ (IPA(key): /q-d-m/) related to preceding. Compare Hebrew קַדְמוּת (qaḏəmûṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qaðmɑjuθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܩܕܡܝܘܬܐ f (uncountable)

  1. priority, anteriority
  2. first rank, presidency
  3. precedence, former state

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "qdmyw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 309b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 490b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1319a