Lapis sumbedig

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Lapis sumbedig arabice est lapis smerillus quo polliuntur lapides et cetera.


Apparatus:

Sumbedigi ms. e | sumbedig (simibedig? jp) ABC jp | subedis f
smerillus AC | smerilus B | zemerillus e | zinerillus (-us f) fj | ziuerillus p {'m' misread as 'in'}
polliuntur AC ej | poliuntur B fp
et cetera om. B efjp


Translation:

The rock material called sumbedig in Arabic is called in Latin smerillus {"emery"} with which {other} stones are polished, et cetera.


Commentary:

Cf. Siggel (1950: 82): ﺳﻨﺒﺎﺫﺝ /sunbāḏağ/ Schmirgel, Korund {i.e. "emery, abradant; corundum"}.


WilfGunther (talk) 18:21, 8 May 2016 (BST)


See also: Smiris, Hager sumbedhigi, Sumbedhigi


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