ܟܘܪܣܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian 𒄖𒍝 (kussû), from Sumerian 𒄖𒍝 (gu.za). Compare Arabic كُرْسِيّ (kursiyy), Hebrew כִּסֵּא (kissēʾ), and Ugaritic 𐎋𐎒𐎜 (ksủ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kurs(ə)jɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kurs(ə)je(ʔ)], [kursawwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܘܪܣܝܐ m (plural ܟܘܪܣܘܬܐ ,ܟܘܪܣܝܐ)

  1. seat, chair
  2. throne
  3. (ecclesiastical) episcopal see
  4. diocese, jurisdiction
  5. authority
  6. head, leader
  7. palanquin, litter, sedan chair
  8. (architecture) pier, column, base

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "kwrsy" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2011-10-17.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 154a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 211b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 614b