כורסיא

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Aramaic[edit]

Noun[edit]

כּוּרְסְיָא (kursəyām (plural כּוּרְסְוָתָא‎)

  1. seat, chair
  2. throne
    • Daniel 5:20, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וּכְדִי רִם לִבְבֵהּ וְרוּחֵהּ תִּקְפַת לַהֲזָדָה הָנְחַת מִן־כָּרְסֵא מַלְכוּתֵהּ וִיקָרָה הֶעְדִּיו מִנֵּהּ׃‎‎
      ūḵəḏī rim liḇəḇēh wərūḥēh tiqəp̄aṯ lahăzārā honḥaṯ min-korsē malḵūṯēh wīqārā heʿdīw minnēh.
      But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened that he dealt proudly, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and his glory was taken from him;