ܩܘܫܬܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Assimilated from earlier *ܩܘܫܛܐ ‎(qūšṭāʾ); compare Arabic قِسْط ‎(qisṭ), Hebrew קֹשְׁטְ ‎(qōšṭ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܩܘܫܬܐ ‎(qūštāʾ) c (uncountable)

  1. truth, verity
  2. right, rectitude, justice
InflectionEdit

Irregular absolute and construct with a varying Waw.

Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek κόστος ‎(kóstos); compare Arabic قُسْط ‎(qusṭ).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܩܘܫܬܐ ‎(qōštāʾ) m (uncountable)

  1. (botany) aromatic plant; crape ginger, spiral ginger, costmary, tansy, labdanum

ReferencesEdit

  • "qw$t)" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 315a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 499a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1346b