ܟܘܚܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Akkadian [script needed](guḫlu), Arabic كُحْل(kuḥl), and Hebrew כָּחָל(kāḥāl).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܟܘܚܠܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. kohl
  2. stibium, antimony
Inflection[edit]

Irregular absolute and construct with a varying Waw.

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܟܘܚܠܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. use of kohl, application of kohl to the eyes
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • kwxl”, 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. 154b
  • 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. 604b