ܩܪܩܦܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Hebrew קַרְקֶפֶת (qarqéᵽeṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qarqaf(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qarq(ə)fɑθɑ(ʔ)], [qarqafjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܪܩܦܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܩܪܩܦܝܬܐ ,ܩܪܩܦܬܐ)

  1. (anatomy) skull, head
  2. chief, prince
  3. capitation, head tax
  4. top, peak, summit
  5. (geography) hill
  6. (architecture) gable

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "qrqph" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 332a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 521b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1417a