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Classical Syriac[edit]


From the root ܩ-ܕ-ܡ (q-d-m) related to preceding. Compare Arabic مُقَدَّمَة (muqaddama(t)).


  • IPA(key): [m(ə)qaðmuθɑ(ʔ)]


ܡܩܕܡܘܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. foreknowledge, prediction
  2. precedence
  3. priority
  4. (in compounds) pre-, pro-


Derived terms[edit]


  • mqdmw”, 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. 310a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 296a
  • 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. 819b