ܩܘܡܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܘ-ܡ (IPA(key): /q-w-m/) related to rising. Compare Arabic قَوْمَة (qawma(t)) and Hebrew קוֹמָה (qômâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qawm(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qawmɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܘܡܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܩܘܡܬܐ)

  1. height, stature
  2. stance, bearing, deportment
  3. lifetime, age, old age
  4. (anatomy) body
  5. (nautical) fathom

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "qwmh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 313a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 495b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1335b