ܫܘܩܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃuqɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃuqe(ʔ)] (plural)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Akkadian 𒋻 (/sūqu/, street), from Akkadian 𒆸 (/sâqu/, to become narrow). Cognate with Arabic ضَيِّق(ḍayyiq), Ugaritic 𐎕𐎊𐎖 (ṣyq, narrow).

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܩܐ (šūqā’m (plural ܫܘܩܐ)

  1. street
  2. square, plaza, forum, court
  3. market, bazaar
  4. open space
  5. quarter, district, borough
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Amharic: ሱቅ (suḳ)
  • Arabic: سُوق(sūq) (see there for further descendants)
  • Hebrew: שׁוּק(shuk)
  • Middle Persian: [script needed] (šūkā)
  • Old Armenian: շուկայ (šukay)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek σηκός (sēkós).

Noun[edit]

ܫܘܩܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܫܘܩܐ)

  1. laura, enclosure
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • “šwq”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project[1], Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis, Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, 2002, p. 363b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1903, p. 568a
  • Sokoloff, Michael, 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, 2009, p. 1534b