Zedef

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Zedef arabice conchilium.


Apparatus:

Zedef ABC ejp | Zebed f {perseverance of the head word of the previous entry}
conchilium AC ef | chõchiliũ p | cũchilium B | consciliuʒ j


Translation:

Zedef is Arabic for Latin conchilium {"shellfish"}.


Commentary:

Zedef:
Wehr (1976): ﺼﺪﻒ /ṣadaf/ "pearl oyster, sea shell, conch". Siggel (1950: 48): ﺼﺪﻒ /ṣadaf/ Muschel {"mussel"}.

conchylium:
The Latin word conchylium means "any testaceous animal; in partic. an oyster". The word is taken from Greek κογχύλιον /konkhýlion/ with a similar meaning.


WilfGunther (talk) 16:03, 24 July 2016 (BST)


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