ܩܝܣܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Akkadian [script needed] (qištu)[Cuneiform needed].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qajsɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qajse(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܝܣܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܩܝܣܐ)

  1. wood
  2. tree
  3. wooden object; stick, stake
  4. gibbet, gallows; crucifix; (rare) stocks
  5. one pound weight
  6. ounce, two drachms
  7. (rare) handle (of bell, axe, etc.)
  8. (rare, nautical) rudder

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "qys" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 319a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 504b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 1364b-1365a