ܩܘܕܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܕ-ܫ (IPA(key): /q-d-ʃ/) related to holiness. Compare Arabic قُدْس (quds) and Hebrew קֹדֶשׁ (qṓḏeš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [quðʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [quðʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܘܕܫܐ m (plural ܩܘܕܫܐ)

  1. holiness, sanctity
  2. holy object
  3. oblation, sacrifice
  4. (Christianity) Eucharist
  5. (ecclesiastical) consecration, dedication
  6. holy place, shrine, sanctuary, temple
Inflection[edit]

Irregular absolute and construct singular with a varying Waw.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܕ-ܫ (IPA(key): /q-d-ʃ/) related to holiness. Compare Arabic قُدَّاس (quddās).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [quddɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [quddɑʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܘܕܫܐ m (plural ܩܘܕܫܐ)

  1. hallowing, sanctification
  2. oblation, sacrifice
  3. liturgy, mass
  4. (Christianity) Eucharist, Communion
  5. (Christianity) recitation of the Sanctus
  6. (ecclesiastical) consecration, dedication
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "qwd$" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 310b-311a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 492b-493a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1325a-b