كنية

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Hebrew כינוי \ כִּנּוּי‎ and Classical Syriac ܟܘܢܝܐ‎.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كُنْيَة (kunyaf (plural كُنًى(kunan) or كُنُيَات(kunuyāt) or كُنْيَات(kunyāt))

  1. kunya (a teknonym, traditionally derived from the name of the eldest son, or in absence thereof the eldest daughter)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: kunya
  • Ladino: alkunya
  • Persian: کنیه(konye)
  • Portuguese: alcunha
  • Spanish: alcurnia

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “كنية”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Moroccan ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic كُنَيَّة(kunayya), diminutive of كُنْيَة(kunya).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كنية (kniyyaf (plural كنيات(kniyyāt))

  1. surname