ܩܢܝܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܢ-ܐ (IPA(key): /q-n-ʔ/) related to possessing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɛnjɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qɛnjɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܢܝܢܐ m (plural ܩܢܝܢܐ)

  1. possession, property, chattel
  2. goods, substance
  3. herd, beast of burden (especially cattle)
  4. power, means

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "qnyn"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 322b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 511a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1385a