cup rúkka distaff anatomical pathological and physiological terms imlíq navel

Cup rúkka distaff anatomical pathological and

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“cup”, rúkka “distaff”), anatomical, pathological and physiological terms ( imlíq “navel”, íí a “breast”, pa í áyna “eyelash”, “penis”; furfúlla “dandruff”, qáll “corn, callosity”), games, folklore and local customs ( í imí í at arramád “a practical joke”, dúrqa “witch”, ® áy a “bagpipe”, pandáyr “tambourine”, pistíqal “fillip”), a few verbs ( í aw í áw “to chirp”, la íí ác “to shine”, pákk “to pick”, paqqá “to stick”, atparrás “to run aground”, qarqál “to guffaw”, artál “to string”), baby-talk items ( bába “drivel”, nánna “nurse”, pípi “pap, food”), interjections ( ú / í “away!”, áp “a word used to frighten cats away”, áyya “come on!”), and little else, not excluding again some functionalized demonstrative or indefinite pronouns and adverbs ( òò a , a ñ ála, a ñ á —— and a ò áqal “also, even”), 78 as well as a few isolated items, not fitting well into any of the listed categories ( bássa “kiss”, pársana “slander”, intíla “spark”). Some absences are remarkable and no doubt socio-linguistically language of the hijra right at the altar, they are blaspheming against the Holy Spirit and the Trinity: seven times woe to them!”. 77 An almost isolated and possibly late case, since the Latin system of weights and measures, except in cases of penetration through the East (cf. mud < “modius”, qin ’å r “kantar”, m l “mile”), did not stand in face of Greek, and sometimes even Arabic and Persian systems (e.g., ra l, mi q å l, dirham, qir å’ , d å naq, abbah, xarr · bah, mann, · qiyah , kaylah, mudd, qada , qaf z, qis , rub Á , umn; b åÁ , dir åÁ , farsax, q å mah, etc. (see H INZ 1955). 78 See C ORRIENTE 1983.
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Coptic loanwords of Egyptian Arabic… 115 relevant, such as the lack of military borrowings from Cp., vs. its relative abundance in AA from Proto-Romance or Low Latin origin, while curses of this stock are missing in AA, and so on. Any different behaviour on the selection and more or less frequent presence of the various semantic fields is likely to betray dissimilarities in their socio-linguistic context, probably deserving lengthier and deeper studies. * * * This survey of Cp. loanwords in EA has finally led us to the solution of a linguistic and historical problem which was not envisaged by our initial project, although having lingered in the back of our mind for decades, namely, the etymon of the geographical name of Al-Andalus. It is well known that the Arabic name of the Iberian Peninsula is not an Arabic word, but neither can it be clearly attributed to Greek, Latin, Berber or Germanic, in spite of many scholars’ endeavours to find its etymon in one of those realms.
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