ܫܩܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic سَاﻕ (sāq) and Hebrew שׁוֹק (šôq).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃɑqɑ(ʔ)], [ʃaqqɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃɑqe(ʔ)], [ʃaqqe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܩܐ c (plural ܫܩܐ)

  1. (anatomy) crus, foreleg, shin, shank, thigh; tibia, shinbone; femur, thighbone
  2. greave, legging
  3. branch, stem
  4. (figuratively) stem, stock, lineage, race
  5. division, limb
  6. (geometry) side of a triangle
  7. tongue (of a shoe)
  8. line, verse
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly from Ancient Greek σηκός (sēkós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃɑqɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃɑqe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܩܐ f (plural ܫܩܐ)

  1. mound of earth
  2. sarcophagus
  3. (by extension) morgue
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܫܩܐ

  1. absolute singular of ܫܩܝܐ
  2. construct singular of ܫܩܝܐ

References[edit]

  • "$q" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2010-11-21.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 363b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 592b-593a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1592b