ܟܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic كُوَّة (kuwwa(t)) and Hebrew כַּוָּה (kawwâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kaw(wə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܟܘܬܐ (kawwǝṯāf (plural ܟܘܐ)

  1. window
  2. opening, aperture, hole
  3. recess, cave, cavern
  4. lattice
  5. pigeonhole, dovecote, dovehouse
  6. edge
  7. shelf, bookcase
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the unattested form *ܟܘܬܚܐ (kūtḥā(ʾ)), from ܟܘܕܚܐ (kūḏḥā(ʾ)), possibly from Middle Iranian.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܟܘܬܐ (kūtā) f (uncountable)

  1. food preserved in vinegar
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • kwh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • kwt)”, 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. 152a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 206b, 212a
  • 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. 616a