ܥܘܩܣܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܩ-ܣ (ʿ-q-s), originally ܥ-ܩ-ܨ (ʿ-q-ṣ), related to being stung. Compare Arabic عَقْص (ʿaqṣ) and Hebrew עֹקֶץ (ʿṓqeṣ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕuqsɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕuqse(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܘܩܣܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܥܘܩܣܐ)

  1. sting, prick
  2. (animal anatomy) stinger
  3. goad, stake
  4. (figuratively) difficulty
Inflection[edit]

Irregular absolute and construct singular with a varying Waw.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܩ-ܣ (ʿ-q-s), originally ܥ-ܩ-ܨ (ʿ-q-ṣ), related to being stung.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕuqqɑsɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕuqqɑse(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܘܩܣܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܥܘܩܣܐ)

  1. stinging, goading
  2. extracting a sting
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • (wqs)”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • (wqs”, 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. 248b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 407a
  • 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. 1085b