ܩܪܝܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɛrjɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qɛrjɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܪ-ܐ (IPA(key): /q-r-ʔ/) related to calling.

Noun[edit]

ܩܪܝܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܩܪܝܢܐ)

  1. call, vocation
  2. calling, invocation, appeal
  3. reading, study, learning, erudition
  4. science, knowledge
  5. disputation
  6. listening
  7. (ecclesiastical) lection, lesson
  8. holy scripture (especially Old Testament)
  9. chapter
  10. crowing, cockcrow
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܪ-ܐ (IPA(key): /q-r-ʔ/).

Noun[edit]

ܩܪܝܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܩܪܝܢܐ)

  1. combat, strife
  2. wrestling
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "qryn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 328a-b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 519b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1409a-b