ܥܡܘܕܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿmd. Compare Arabic عَمُود ‎(ʿamūd) and Hebrew עַמּוּד ‎(ʿammûḏ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕammuðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕammuðe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܡܘܕܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܥܡܘܕܐ)

  1. (architecture) pillar, column
  2. platform
  3. (geometry) altitude
  4. (astronomy) meteor
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܡ-ܕ ‎(ʿ-m-d) related to immersing, from Proto-Semitic *ġmd.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɑmoðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɑmoðe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܡܘܕܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܥܡܘܕܐ)

  1. diver
  2. confirmand, baptismal candidate
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • (mwd”, 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. 255b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 416b
  • 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, pp. 1108b-1109a