ܩܫܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Hebrew קֶשֶׁת (qéšeṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɛʃtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qɛʃte(ʔ)], [qɛʃtɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܫܬܐ c (plural ܩܫܬܬܐ ,ܩܫܬܐ)

  1. (archery) bow
  2. (weather) rainbow
  3. (architecture) arch
  4. row, semicircle
Inflection[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

The plural form ܩܫܬܐ (qeštēʾ) is rare.

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above. Compare Hebrew קַשָּׁת (qaššāṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qaʃʃɑθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qaʃʃɑθe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܫܬܐ m (plural ܩܫܬܐ)

  1. (archery) archer, bowman
Inflection[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɑʃtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qɑʃɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܫܬܐ f (plural ܩܫܬܐ)

  1. (dialectal) doorknocker
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Compare Arabic قَشَّة (qašša(t)) and قَشّ (qašš) and Hebrew קַשׁ (qaš).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɛʃ(ʃə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qɛʃʃɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܫܬܐ f (plural ܩܫܬܐ)

  1. stubble, dry stalks or grass or leaves
  2. picking up sticks, gathering dry leaves
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "q$t"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • "q$t)"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 332b, 333a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 522b, 523a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 1418a, 1420b-1421a