ܩܛܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From an indeterminate source. Compare Arabic قِطّ (qiṭṭ), Armenian կատու (katu), Georgian კატა (kata), Byzantine Greek κάττα (kátta), Russian кот (kot), Basque katu, English cat.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qatˁtˁɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qatˁtˁe(ʔ)], [qatˁwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܛܐ (transliteration needed) c (plural ܩܛܘܬܐ ,ܩܛܐ)

  1. cat
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qatˁtˁɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qatˁtˁe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܛܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܩܛܐ)

  1. kind of heron (possibly Botaurus stellaris)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Possibly from Old Persian [script?].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɑtˁɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qɑtˁe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܛܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܩܛܐ)

  1. plumb line
Inflection[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܩܛܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. (rare) Alternative form of ܩܛܝܐ.

Etymology 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܩܛܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܩܛܐ)

  1. Alternative spelling of ܩܐܛܐ.
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "qT)" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 315b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 500a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1347b