Henta

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Henta arabice frumentum quod et bor dicitur.


Apparatus:

Whole entry om. f
Henta AC ejp| Henca B {'t' misread as 'c'}
frumentum | furmentum B
{frumentum} ms. j adds: grece; scribe of ms. p adds an attempt to write ﺣﻨﻄﺔ /ḥinṭa/ in Arabic script
{bor} scribe of ms. p adds an attempt to write ﺑﺮ /burr/ in Arabic script


Translation:

Henta is Arabic for Latin frumentum {"corn, grain"}, which is also called bor {in Arabic}.


Commentary:

Henta:
Wehr (1976): ﺣﻨﻄﺔ /ḥinṭa/ "wheat"; ﺑﺮ /burr/ "wheat".
Siggel (1950: 30) ﺣﻨﻄﺔ /ḥinṭa/ Triticum (Gram.), Weizen {i.e. "wheat"}. id. p. 19: ﺑﺮ /burr/ Triticum vulgare (Gram.) Weizen {i.e. "wheat"}.


WilfGunther (talk) 15:10, 16 November 2015 (GMT)


See also Kamchah


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