ܩܫܝܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܫ-ܫ(q-š-š) related to growing old. Compare Hebrew קָשִׁישׁ(qāšîš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qaʃʃiʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qaʃʃiʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܫܝܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܩܫܝܫܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܩܫܝܫܬܐ‎)

  1. ancient, ancestor, forefather
  2. elder, grandfather
  3. (Christianity) priest, pastor, presbyter
  4. chief or presider of a banquet; host

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References[edit]

  • qšyš”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary : قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, page 332b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 522b
  • 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, page 1419b