ܩܘܫܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܫ-ܐ (IPA(key): /q-ʃ-ʔ/) related to hardening. Compare Hebrew קֹשִׁי (qōšî).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܩܘܫܝܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. hardening, hardness
  2. (phonetics) non-spirantized pronunciation; plosivization

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References[edit]

  • "qw$y" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 333a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 499a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1346b