Bakle hamcha

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Bakle hamcha arabice olus fatuum et est portulaca que olus benedictum dicitur.


Apparatus

Bakle hamcha f | Bakle hanicha ABC {'m' misread as 'ni'} | Bacheamcha e {'cl' misread as 'ch'?}

que olus benedictum dicitur erased in f.


Translation

Bakle hamcha, in Arabic, is a tasteless herb and is portulaca {"purslane"}, which is called the "blessed herb".


Commentary

Wehr (1976): {√bql}, ﺍﻟﺑﻘﻠﺔ ﺍﻟﺣﻤﻘﺎﺀ /al-baqla al-ḥamqāʔ/ "purslane (bot.)" {lit. "insipid herb"; Simon's form is without article: ﺑﻘﻠﺔ ﺣﻤﻘﺎﺀ /baqla ḥamqāʔ/.

Siggel (1950): ﺍﻟﺑﻘﻠﺔ, /baqla/, ﺑﻘﻠﺔ ﺍﻟﺣﻤﻘﺎﺀ /baqlat al-ḥamqāʔ/ "Portulaca oleracea, Kohl-Portulak" {i.e. "(leaf vegetable) purslane"}.


See also: Portulaca


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