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Classical Syriac[edit]


From Middle Persian 𐭪𐭬𐭥 (kamar). Compare Arabic قَمَر (qamar) and Hebrew קֶמֶר (qémer).


  • IPA(key): [qamrɑ(ʔ)], [q(ə)mɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qamre(ʔ)], [q(ə)mɑre(ʔ)] (plural)


ܩܡܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܩܡܪܐ)

  1. belt, girdle, strap


Proper noun[edit]

ܩܡܪܐ (transliteration neededm

  1. (astronomy) Orion's Belt


  • qmr”, 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. 322a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 509a
  • 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. 1379a