ܟܢܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܢ-ܫ(k-n-š) related to gathering. Compare Arabic كَنْس(kans) and Hebrew כֶּנֶס(kénes).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɛnʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kɛnʃe(ʔ)], [kɛnʃawwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܢܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܢܫܘܬܐor ܟܢܫܐ)

  1. crowd, assembly, gathering, congregation
  2. company, group
  3. collection
  4. school
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [k(ə)nɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [k(ə)nɑʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܢܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܢܫܐ)

  1. assembling, gathering, collecting
  2. sweeping
  3. (figurative) death
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References[edit]

  • knš”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, pp. 158b-159a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 219b
  • 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. 638a