ܟܐܢܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܟܐܢ (kē(ʾ)n, just, righteous), from the root ܟ-ܘ-ܢ (k-w-n) related to uprightness + the abstract noun ending -ܘܬܐ (-ūṯāʾ). Compare Hebrew כֵּנוּת (kēnûṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ke(ʔ)nuθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܟܐܢܘܬܐ (kēnūṯā) f (uncountable)

  1. justice, righteousness, rectitude
  2. uprightness

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • kynw”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 153a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 202a
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2009) A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, Winona Lake, Indiana; Piscataway, New Jersey: Eisenbrauns; Gorgias Press, p. 594a