Rasas

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Rasas arabice plumbum.


Translation:

In B the entry is added unrubricated to the previous entry Ras, i.e. Ras aŕ. cap. rasas arab. plũbũ.

In ms. e Rasas is not rubricated; it immediately follows the entry Ras but the new lemma is marked by "//": Ras arab ca͡p //Rasas arabice plũbũ.

arabice AC e | arab. B | au͡t f


Translation:

Rasas is Arabic for Latin plumbum {"lead (metal)"}.


Commentary:

Wehr (1976): ﺭﺻﺎﺹ /raṣāṣ/ "lead, bullets". Siggel (1950: 81): ﺭﺻﺎﺹ /raṣāṣ/ Blei {i.e. “(metal) lead”}.


See also: Abarum


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