ܩܘܕܫܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ܩ-ܕ-ܫ (IPA(key): /q-d-ʃ/) related to holiness. Compare Arabic قُدْس (quds) and Hebrew קֹדֶשׁ (qṓḏeš).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [quðʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [quðʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܩܘܕܫܐ m (plural ܩܘܕܫܐ)

  1. holiness, sanctity
  2. holy object
  3. oblation, sacrifice
  4. (Christianity) Eucharist
  5. (ecclesiastical) consecration, dedication
  6. holy place, shrine, sanctuary, temple
InflectionEdit

Irregular absolute and construct singular with a varying Waw.

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ܩ-ܕ-ܫ (IPA(key): /q-d-ʃ/) related to holiness. Compare Arabic قُدَّاس (quddās).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [quddɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [quddɑʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܩܘܕܫܐ m (plural ܩܘܕܫܐ)

  1. hallowing, sanctification
  2. oblation, sacrifice
  3. liturgy, mass
  4. (Christianity) Eucharist, Communion
  5. (Christianity) recitation of the Sanctus
  6. (ecclesiastical) consecration, dedication
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "qwd$" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 310b-311a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 492b-493a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1325a-b
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