Quebritum

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Quebritum pro kebrit quod est sulfur scripsit Stephanus.


Apparatus:

Quebritum (-tũ p) fp | Quebritã B | Quebricum (-cũ e; -cuʒ j) {'t' misread as c'} AC ej

sulfur ABC p | sulphur ej | ʒuffur f

scripsit Stephanus | S. s. j

Stephanus om. AC


Translation:

Stephanus writes quebritum instead of kebrit, the Arabic word for Latin sulphur.


Commentary:

Wehr (1976): ﻜﺒﺭﻳﺕ /kibrīt/ "sulfur, matches".

Stephanus' quebritum should be pronounced /kebrítum/, see Q littera.

Stephanus in his Breviarium writes: thion … quebritũ [[1]]. N.b. θεῖον /theîon/, here in a later Greek pronunciation /thíon/, means "brimstone, sulphur"

WilfGunther 10:16, 23 December 2014 (UTC)


See also: Kibrit

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