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Isn't "Shunra" the word for cat? I know this word from the Passover Hagada and I doubt it exists only in Jewish Aramaic since it's quite different than the Hebrew word "Chatul". TFighterPilot (ܡܡܠܠܐ) 18:17, 6 ܒܬܡܘܙ 2011 (UTC)

ܫܢܪܐ is a general name given to all felines afaik.[1].--Rafy (ܡܡܠܠܐ) 23:42, 6 ܒܬܡܘܙ 2011 (UTC)

"Shunara" (ܫܘܢܪܐ) is definitely a word for "cat." "Qa6a" or "Qa6u" (ܩܛܘ) is actually a borrowed word, but nobody really knows which exact language it came from (see here). I always hear "Qa6u" in the modern vernacular languages, I don't think I've ever heard "shunara." --334a (ܡܡܠܠܐ) 00:59, 9 ܒܬܡܘܙ 2011 (UTC)

Yeah, I figured it's archaic word. I'm guessing it means Aramaic speakers didn't have a lot of contact with cats, so the word ceased to be used. TFighterPilot (ܡܡܠܠܐ) 06:56, 9 ܒܬܡܘܙ 2011 (UTC)

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