ܩܘܦܕܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܦ-ܕ (IPA(key): /q-p-d/) related to bristling. Compare Arabic قُنْفُذ (qunfuḏ) and Hebrew קִפּוֹד (qippôḏ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qup(pə)ðɑ(ʔ)], [qop(pə)ðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qup(pə)ðe(ʔ)], [qop(pə)ðe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܘܦܕܐ f (plural ܩܘܦܕܐ)

  1. porcupine, hedgehog
  2. kind of fish
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek κοπάδιον (kopádion). Compare Hebrew קִפּוּד (qippûḏ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qup(pə)dɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qup(pə)de(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܘܦܕܐ m (plural ܩܘܦܕܐ)

  1. cutlet, chop, piece of meat
  2. long staff
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qufdɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qufde(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܘܦܕܐ m (plural ܩܘܦܕܐ)

  1. owl
Inflection[edit]

Irregular absolute and construct singular with a varying Waw.

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