ܩܦܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܦ-ܠ (IPA(key): /q-p-l/). Compare Arabic قُفْل (qufl) and Hebrew קֵפֶל (qḗᵽel).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qaflɑ(ʔ)], [qɛflɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qafle(ʔ)], [qɛfle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܦܠܐ m (plural ܩܦܠܐ)

  1. (architecture) recess, nook, inner chamber
  2. shrine
  3. lining, inside of garment
  4. secret, mystery
  5. machination, snare
  6. anything laid up: layer, treasure
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɛflɑ(ʔ)], [q(ə)fɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qɛfle(ʔ)], [q(ə)fɑle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܦܠܐ m (plural ܩܦܠܐ)

  1. turban, fillet
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܦ-ܠ (IPA(key): /q-p-l/).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [q(ə)fɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [q(ə)fɑle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܦܠܐ m (plural ܩܦܠܐ)

  1. departure
  2. stripping, tearing off
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɑflɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qɑfle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܦܠܐ m (plural ܩܦܠܐ)

  1. armful, sheaf
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

From Arabic قَافْلَة (qāfla(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɑflɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qɑfle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܦܠܐ f (plural ܩܦܠܐ)

  1. caravan
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 6[edit]

From Ancient Greek κάπηλος (kápēlos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qappelɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qappele(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܦܠܐ m (plural ܩܦܠܐ)

  1. innkeeper
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 7[edit]

From Ancient Greek κεφαλή (kephalḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qappɛlle(ʔ)] (singular and plural)
  • IPA(key): [qappɛllas] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܦܠܐ m (plural ܩܦܠܐܣ ,ܩܐܦܠܐ ,ܩܦܠܐ)

  1. chapter

References[edit]

  • "qpl" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 325b-326a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 514a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1392a-b