ܩܫܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Hebrew קֶשֶׁת (qéšeṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɛʃtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qɛʃte(ʔ)], [qɛʃtɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܫܬܐ (transliteration neededc (plural ܩܫܬܬܐ or ܩܫܬܐ)

  1. (archery) bow
  2. (weather) rainbow
  3. (architecture) arch
  4. row, semicircle
Usage notes[edit]

The plural form ܩܫܬܐ (qeštēʾ) is rare.

Inflection[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above. Compare Hebrew קַשָּׁת (qaššāṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qaʃʃɑθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qaʃʃɑθe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܫܬܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܩܫܬܐ)

  1. (archery) archer, bowman
Inflection[edit]
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Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɑʃtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qɑʃɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܫܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܩܫܬܐ)

  1. (dialectal) doorknocker
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Compare Arabic قَشَّة (qašša(t)) and قَشّ (qašš) and Hebrew קַשׁ (qaš).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɛʃ(ʃə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qɛʃʃɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܫܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܩܫܬܐ)

  1. stubble, dry stalks or grass or leaves
  2. picking up sticks, gathering dry leaves
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • q$t”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • q$t)”, 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. 332b, 333a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 522b, 523a
  • 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. 1418a, 1420b-1421a