ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Median *ganǰəm (treasure), a word spread by the Achaemenid administration, perhaps mediated already then by Imperial Aramaic 𐡂𐡍𐡆𐡀(gnzʾ /*ganzā/, treasure).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كَنْز (kanzm (plural كُنُوز(kunūz))

  1. treasure
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Kurdish:
    Northern Kurdish: kenz
  • Portuguese: alcanzia
  • Spanish: alcancía

Etymology 2Edit

Denominal verb from كَنْز(kanz).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

كَنَزَ (kanaza) I, non-past يَكْنِزُ‎‎ (yaknizu)

  1. to bury in the ground (treasure)
  2. to pile up; to amass
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DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Denominal from كَنْز(kanz).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

كَنِز (kaniz)

  1. of a firm texture, carnous
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Dozy, Reinhart Pieter Anne (1881) , “كنز”, in Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes (in French), volume 2, Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 493
  • Freytag, Georg (1837) , “كنز”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 63
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860) , “كنز”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in French), volume 2, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, page 934
  • Lane, Edward William (1863) , “كنز”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 2633
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “كنز”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 987

Hijazi ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic كَنْز(kanz).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كَنْز (kanzm (plural كُنُوز(kunūz))

  1. treasure