ܟܢܘܫܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܢ-ܫ ‎(k-n-š) related to gathering. Compare Arabic كَنِيسَة ‎(kanīsa(t)) and Hebrew כְּנֶסֶת ‎(kənéseṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [k(ə)nuʃtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [k(ə)nuʃe(ʔ)], [k(ə)nuʃɑθɑ(ʔ)], [k(ə)nuʃjɑθɑ(ʔ)], [k(ə)nuʃwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܢܘܫܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܟܢܘܫܘܬܐ or ܟܢܘܫܝܬܐ or ܟܢܘܫܬܐ or ܟܢܘܫܐ)

  1. congregation, assembly, community
  2. choir, company
  3. house of worship; temple, synagogue, church
  4. school

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • knw$h”, 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. 158b
  • 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. 634a