ܩܠܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic قَمْلَة (qamla(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qalmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qalme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܠܡܐ c (plural ܩܠܡܐ)

  1. louse, weevil, parasite
  2. (pathology) pediculosis

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "qlm" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 320b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 507a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1372b