ܩܘܠܣܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܠ-ܣ (IPA(key): /q-l-s/) related to praising, from Ancient Greek καλῶς (kalôs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qullɑsɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qullɑse(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܘܠܣܐ m (plural ܩܘܠܣܐ)

  1. praise, good report
  2. eulogy, panegyric
  3. (ecclesiastical) deacon's liturgical exclamation

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "qwls"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 320b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 404a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1329b