ܟܘܙܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed](*kūz). Compare Manichaean Middle Persian [script needed](qwz), Persian کوزه(kūza), Old Armenian կուժ(kuž), Arabic كُوز(kūz), and Hebrew כּוּז(kûz).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kuzɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kuze(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܘܙܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܟܘܙܐ)

  1. jug, pitcher, narrow-necked vessel
  2. pot
  3. liquid measure equalling a quarter bath
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܘ-ܙ(k-w-z) related to being timid.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܟܘܙܐ ‎(transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. bashfulness, shrinking modesty
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • kwz”, 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. 152b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 207b
  • 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. 604a-b