ܟܝܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܘ-ܠ ‎(k-w-l) related to measuring; compare Arabic كَيْل ‎(kayl). The sense of "paradigm" is a calque of Arabic وَزْن ‎(wazn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kajlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kajle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܝܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܟܝܠܐ)

  1. kind of measure used for wine, oil, grain, etc.
  2. (figuratively) amount, quantity
  3. (poetry, prosody) metre
  4. (grammar) paradigm, inflectional pattern or form
Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܟܝܠܐ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. (astronomy) name of a star

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above. Compare Arabic كَيَّال ‎(kayyāl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kajjɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kajjɑle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܝܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܟܝܠܐ)

  1. measurer, weigher
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • kyl”, 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. 155a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 213a
  • 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. 618b