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Dechich arabice farina.


Apparatus:

farina f | farĩa B | ferina ACD | firina e


Translation:

Dechich is Arabic for Latin farina {"flour"}.


Commentary:

Wehr (1976): ﺩﻗﻴﻖ /daqīq/ "{i.a.} flour, meal".

Ms. f still has the correct form farina; B, the early Zarotus print of 1473, has farĩa; after that a printing error crept in - ferina - which was subsequently copied by other early prints.

WilfGunther 14/11/2012


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