Handebuh

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Handebuh arabice tela aranee.


Apparatus:

Handebuh ACD | Handebub B ef {'c' or 'k' misread as 'd', and 't' misread as 'h' or 'b' are rare}

tela ACD e | tella B f

aranee ABCD | aranea e | arance f


Translation:

Handebuh is Arabic for Latin tela aranee {"spider web"}.


Commentary:

Wehr (1976): ﻋﻨﻜﺒﻭﺕ /ʕankabūt/ "spider"; ﺑﻳﺕ ﺍﻟﻐﻨﻜﺒﻭﺕ /bait al-ʕankabūt/ "cobweb, spider web", {lit. "house of spider"}. Simon mentions only the Arabic word for "spider" and leaves out the elements ﺑﻳﺕ ﺍﻟ /bait al-/ "house {=web} of".

See also: Aranea


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