كنية

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Hebrew כינוי \ כִּנּוּי‎ and Classical Syriac ܟܘܢܝܐ‎.

Noun[edit]

كُنْيَة (kunyaf (plural كُنًى(kunan))

  1. kunya (a teknonym, traditionally derived from the name of the eldest son, or in absence thereof the eldest daughter)

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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “كنية”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN