ܟܘܡܪܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ܟ-ܡ-ܪ (IPA(key): /k-m-r/). Compare Hebrew כֹּמֶר (kōmer).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kumrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kumre(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܟܘܡܪܐ m (plural ܟܘܡܪܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܟܘܡܪܬܐ)

  1. non-Christian (i.e. Jewish or pagan) priest
  2. (Christianity) pontiff

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • ܟܘܡܪܝܐ
  • ܟܘܡܪܘܬܐ

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "kwmr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 152b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 209a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 608a-b
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