qnw / Semitic roots

Examples of words with the root qnw: cane, canon, qanat.


Common Semitic noun *qanaw-, reed.

1. canasta, cane, canistel, canister, canna, cannelloni, cannelure, cannoli, cannon, cannula, canyon; cannellini bean, from Greek kanna, reed, from a Semitic source akin to Akkadian qanû, Aramaic qanyā, Hebrew qāne, all meaning "reed"
2. canon1, canon2, from Greek kanōn, bar, from the same Semitic source as Greek kanna above or a related one.

Browse all Indo-European or Semitic roots.