ܩܘܡܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ܩ-ܘ-ܡ(q-w-m) related to rising.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܩܘܡܐ (qawmām (plural ܩܘܡܐ (qawmē))

  1. rising, rising up, standing, standing still
  2. staying, remaining, rest
  3. position, state
  4. base, station
  5. abode, dwelling
  6. insurrection
  7. troop, throng, crowd, group
  8. opposition
  9. constancy, stability, abiding, balance
  10. category
  11. (architecture) column, pillar
  12. (nautical) fathom
  13. (ecclesiastical, dialectal) station, watch, vesper (of the night)
  14. (astronomy) phase (of the moon, stars, etc.)
  15. resurrection
  16. course, office, tenure
  17. administration
  18. (in the plural, in the absolute state) age
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek κόμμι (kómmi), from Egyptian qmy (anointing oil), qmyt (acanthus resin, gum), or this form is directly borrowed from Egyptian into Aramaic and but the alternative forms reflect Greek oblique forms.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܩܘܡܐ (qommā) m (uncountable)

  1. gum particularly of acacia
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • qwm”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Brockelmann, Carl (1928) Lexicon Syriacum (in Latin), 2nd edition, Halle: Max Niemeyer, published 1995, pages 652–653
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, page 312b-313a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 495b
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2009) 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, page 1333b-1334a
  • qwm2”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • qmws2”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • qmwz”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Brockelmann, Carl (1928) Lexicon Syriacum (in Latin), 2nd edition, Halle: Max Niemeyer, published 1995, page 671
  • Brockelmann, Carl (1928) Lexicon Syriacum (in Latin), 2nd edition, Halle: Max Niemeyer, published 1995, page 673
  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons, page 1332
  • Löw, Immanuel (1881) Aramæische Pflanzennamen[1] (in German), Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, pages 197–198
  • Löw, Immanuel (1924) Die Flora der Juden[2] (in German), volume 2, Wien und Leipzig: R. Löwit, pages 389–390