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Schiballa .g. per .sk. melius scribitur et per .y.psilo sunt stercora dura rotunda.


Schiballa ACD ef | Schicala B

y psilo AC e | y psilon BD | y psillo f


Schiballa is a Greek word, but it would be better written with 'sk' and with y psilon. These are hard and round droppings.


Greek σκύβαλον, pl. σκύβαλα, means "dung, manure, excrement; refuse, offal".

Simon is obviously aware that a more etymologically oriented transcription would be Skyba(l)la.

Greek υ = 'y' was at that time already pronounced /i/ in Greek and in Medieval Latin.

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