ܩܢܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Hebrew קָנֶה ‎(qānê).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qanjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [q(ə)najjɑ(ʔ)], [qanjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܢܝܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܩܢܝܬܐ or ܩܢܝܐ)

  1. reed, cane, stem
  2. straw, stalk, haulm
  3. rope of twisted rushes
  4. reed pen, pen
  5. shaft, pipe, branch of candlestick
  6. (anatomy) various senses: arm, forearm; elbow; shoulder; scapula, shoulder blade, wingbone; trachea, windpipe; urinary tract, penis
  7. scale, balance, beam of balance
  8. measuring rod
  9. various units of measurement: cubit; 8 cubits; 6 fathoms; square rod
Inflection[edit]

Irregular inflection with a stem ending in Yodh.

Proper noun[edit]

ܩܢܝܐ ‎(transliteration neededm

  1. (astrology, astronomy) Libra (constellation and zodiac sign)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܢ-ܐ ‎(q-n-ʾ) related to possessing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qannɑjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qannɑje(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܢܝܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܩܢܝܐ)

  1. possessor, owner, purchaser
  2. rich man
  3. (grammar) qualifier, indicator
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܢ-ܐ ‎(q-n-ʾ) related to possessing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɛnjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [q(ə)najjɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܢܝܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܩܢܝܐ)

  1. trophy
Inflection[edit]

Irregular inflection with a stem ending in Yodh.

References[edit]

  • qnh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • qny”, 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, pp. 322b, 323b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 510b
  • 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. 1383b-1384b