Hab alharhar

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Hab alharhar granum iuniperi.


Apparatus:

Hab alharhar (-harbar? A) ABC | Hab alharbar e {'h' misread as 'b'} | Hab halharhar f


Translation:

Hab alharhar is Arabic for Latin granum iuniperi {"juniper seed"}.


Commentary:

Siggel (1950): ﻋﺮﻋﺎﺭ /ʕarʕār/, ﻋﺮﻋﺮ /ʕarʕar/, Fr. v. Juniperus (Phoenicea) (Cupressac.) {i.e. "fruit of juniper"}. Wehr (1976): ﺣﺐ /ḥabb/ "grains, seed; cereals, corn; kernels, granules".

ﺣﺐ ﺍﻟﻌﺮﻋﺮ /ḥabb al-ʕarʕar/, ﺣﺐ ﺍﻟﻌﺮﻋﺎﺭ /ḥabb al-ʕarʕār/ {(lit.) "seed of juniper"}.


See also: Harhar, Iuniperus

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