23 Cf Castilian y colorín colorado este cuento se ha acabado Coptic loanwords

23 cf castilian y colorín colorado este cuento se ha

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23 Cf. Castilian y colorín, colorado, este cuento se ha acabado .
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Coptic loanwords of Egyptian Arabic… 77 t » ma ”blade of a hoe”: contributed by Behnstedt 1981:93, who gives a choice of two Cp. etyma, t+ame “hoe” (Crum 55), and t(h) » m “to be sharp” (Crum 413), preferrable in his opinion on account of vocalism, which we would subscribe. g å y : see ( Ê u)gay . gabba “five-stones, jacks”: HB 146 and 730, “prob. Cp.” An etymon in this language might be k » b “to be doubled” (Crum 98)”; however, the semantic grounds for this attribution are far from unassailable, and Arabic kabbah “throwing down upon his face” has no fewer chances of being the real etymon. gabany · t “pater noster” (HB 148, “Cp.”). Indeed, from Cp. pen+(e)iot “our father” (Mallon 38, Crum 86), though preceded by the conjunction í e , announcing direct speech (Mallon 169) as in the matching passage of the Mass containing this prayer, which is pointed out by Vittmann 209, fn. 28, in line with Schenkel 29. 24 gaxx “to spin a yarn: to tell tall stories; to squirt”: BH 149, without attribution. Apparently, from Cp. í» h “to smear or anoint” (Crum 797), with a semantic juncture also found in Arabic al å “to smear; (colloquially) to dupe”. jaxxim , only documented as a participle, mjaxxim “dirtied”, contributed by Schenkel 27, from Cp. í» hem (Crum 797). jiffa “frost”: contributed by Schenkel 28, from Cp. ca/ef (Crum 795). gall å biyya “traditional robe of Egyptian men and women”, HB 164 and B 42, who attributes it to Cp. colbe . Vittmann 200, fn. 7, mentions Bishai’s Cp. etymon for this word without endorsing it; in fact, it is unlikely, considering the morphological disparity and its kinship with Arabic jilb å b “gown”, and other South Semitic cognates, like Ethiopic g Ï lb å b(e) “wrapper”. 25 This is also Behnstedt & Woidich’s opinion in their unp. article. gala gala “cry of conjurers when performing tricks”: HB 164, without attribution. Perhaps from Cp. í»» le “stop” (Crum 766). g å / la, gila and jilla “outer peg of a ploughshare; peg between the beam and its extensions”: contributed by Behnstedt 1981:86, and etymologised as 24 See The Horologium of the Egyptian Church. Coptic and Arabic text from a Mediaeval manuscript , translated and annotated by O.H.E. KHS-B URMESTER (Cairo 1973), 1; the matching passage was localized with the kind help of Prof. Monferrer. That mark, usually listed as a conjunction, etymologically is an abbreviation of the imperative of the verb “to say”. 25 See L ESLAU 1987: 189 about its genuineness in Ethiopic. D OZY 1881: I, 204 explains jall å biyyah as an attributive derivation from jall å b “slave trader”, assuming that this garment was characteristic of these merchants, or of the slaves in their possession. The latter is likelier, considering the injunction in legal treatises not to display naked female slaves for sale, but dressed conveniently ( kiswatu mi lih å , cf. F ERRERAS 1998: 191, being an edition of Al-Jaz r ’s formulary of legal deeds). In such case, there would be no etymological relation with jilb å b .
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