إثمد

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

By form a metathesis away from Coptic ⲉⲥⲑⲏⲙ (esthēm), though derivation from an unattested oblique δ (d) form of Ancient Greek στίμμι (stímmi) has been suggested, ultimately from Egyptian msdmt.

Noun[edit]

إِثْمِد (ʾiṯmidm

  1. antimony, antimony ore
  2. antimony powder ointment, kohl

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References[edit]

  • إثمد” in Almaany
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 153
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985), “إثمد”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 7
  • Badawi, El-Said and Martin Hinds. A Dictionary of Egyptian Arabic. Beirut: Librairie du Liban, 1986.