ܟܦܘܪܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܟܦܘܪܐ (kāp̄ōrāʾ, unbeliever), from the root ܟ-ܦ-ܪ (k-p-r) related to denying + the abstract noun ending -ܘܬܐ (-ūṯāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɑforuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kɑforwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܦܘܪܘܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܟܦܘܪܘܬܐ)

  1. denial, rejection
  2. impiety, unfaithfulness, infidelity
  3. apostasy
  4. paganism
  5. (Christianity) renunciation of evil at baptism

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • kpwrw”, 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. 161a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 222b
  • 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. 642a