Kasab dherire

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Kasab dherire arabice calamus aromaticus.


Apparatus:

dherire B | dheriry e | dhersie f | deherite AC {'dh' changed to 'deh'; 'r' misread as 't'}

aromaticus (-cus f) ABC f | arocus e


Translation:

Kasab dherire is Arabic for Latin calamus aromaticus {"sweet flag"}.


Commentary:

Wehr (1976): ﻗﺼﺐ /qaṣab/ coll. "cane(s), reed(s)"; ﺫﺭﻳﺮﺓ /ḏarīra/ "fragrant powder, cosmetic scented powder". Siggel (1950: 59): ﻗﺼﺐ ﺍﻟﺬﺭﻳﺮﺓ /qaṣab aḏ-ḏarīra/ Calamus aromaticus, Droge aus d. Rhizom v. Acorus calamus {i.e. "Calamus aromaticus; a drug made from the rhizome of Acorus calamus"}; lit. "reed of the fragrant scent".


See also: Calamus aromaticus


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