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Classical Syriac[edit]


From the root ܟ-ܢ-ܫ (k-n-š) related to gathering.


  • IPA(key): [k(ə)nuʃjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [k(ə)nuʃje(ʔ)] (plural)


ܟܢܘܫܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܢܘܫܝܐ)

  1. convocation, congregation, assembly, gathering
  2. council, synod
  3. convent, community
  4. (grammar) plural, plural form



  • knw$y”, 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. 159a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 218a
  • 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. 633b