qnw / Semitic roots

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

qnw

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.


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