ܪܩܕܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܩ-ܕ (IPA(key): /r-q-d/) related to dancing. Compare Arabic رَقْص (raqṣ) and Hebrew רִקּוּד (riqqûḏ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [rɛqdɑ(ʔ)], [raqdɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [rɛqde(ʔ)], [raqde(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܩܕܐ m (plural ܪܩܕܐ)

  1. dance, dancing
  2. revel, revelling
  3. jerking, convulsing
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܩ-ܕ (IPA(key): /r-q-d/) related to dancing. Compare Arabic رَقَّاص (raqqāṣ) and Hebrew רֹקֵד (rōqēḏ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [raqqɑðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [raqqɑðe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܩܕܐ m (plural ܪܩܕܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܪܩܕܬܐ)

  1. dancer, mime
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܩ-ܕ (IPA(key): /r-q-d/).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [r(ə)qɑðɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܪܩܕܐ m (uncountable)

  1. mourning, lamentation
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "rqd" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 352b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 549b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1488b