ܩܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic كِنّ ‎(kinn) and Hebrew קֵן ‎(qēn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɛnnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qɛnne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܢܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܩܢܢܐ or ܩܢܐ)

  1. nest, rookery
  2. brood
  3. hive
  4. anthill
  5. kernel (of a nut)

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "qn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 322a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 509a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1379a-b