ܩܕܡ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܕ-ܡ ‎(q-d-m) related to preceding. Compare Arabic قَدَمَ ‎(qadama) and Hebrew קָדַם ‎(qāḏam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ܩܕܡ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. to precede, to come before

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܕ-ܡ ‎(q-d-m) related to preceding. Compare Akkadian 𒁾𒊕 ‎(qudmu [DUB.SAG]) and Hebrew קֹדֶם ‎(qṓḏem).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ܩܕܡ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. before

Preposition[edit]

ܩܕܡ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. before, in front of
  2. among, in the presence of
  3. against
Inflection[edit]

Takes type-II suffixes.

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • qdm”, 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. 490b
  • 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. 1318a-b