Idam

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Idam arabice pulmentum.


Translation:

Idam is Arabic for Latin pulmentum {"anything eaten with bread, a sauce, condiment, relish", Lewis &Short}


Commentary:

Wehr (1976): ﺍﺩﺍﻡ /idām/ "anything eaten with bread; shortening, fatty ingredient"

The letters 'I,i' and 'Y,y' are largely interchangeable in medieval spelling.


See also: Ydam


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