ܟܬܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic كَتِف (katif) and Hebrew כָּתֵף (kāṯēᵽ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kaθpɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kaθpe(ʔ)], [kaθpɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܬܦܐ f (plural ܟܬܦܬܐ ,ܟܬܦܐ)

  1. (anatomy) shoulder
  2. (figuratively) side (especially upper side)
  3. tie, bind
  4. (botany) vine shoot; fruit-bearing part of vine
  5. (music) alternate part of chant

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References[edit]

  • "ktp" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 165b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 231b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 663a