ܩܦܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic قَفَا (qafā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɑfjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qɑfje(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܦܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܩܦܝܐ)

  1. (anatomy) nape, cervical vertebrae
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܦ-ܐ (q-p-ʾ) related to heaping up.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [q(ə)fɑjɑ(ʔ)], [qɛfjɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [q(ə)fɑje(ʔ)], [qɛfje(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܦܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܩܦܝܐ)

  1. heap, mass, flotsam
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • qpy”, 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. 325a, b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 513b
  • 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. 1391a