برقوق

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Arabic[edit]

برقوق

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Syriac ܒܰܪܩܽܘܩܳܐ(barqūqā), ܒܰܪܩܽܘܩܳܝܳܐ(barqūqāyā), from Byzantine Greek βερικοκκῐ́ᾱ (berikokkíā, apricot tree), from Ancient Greek πραικόκῐον (praikókion), from Late Latin (persica) praecocia (literally early-ripe (peaches)), (mālum) praecoquum (literally early-ripe (apple)), from Latin praecox (early-ripe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (most common) IPA(key): /bar.quːq/
  • (classicized) IPA(key): /bur.quːq/

Noun[edit]

بُرْقُوق or بَرْقُوق (burqūq or barqūqm (collective, singulative بُرْقُوقَة‎ f (burqūqa) or بَرْقُوقَة‎ f (barqūqa))

  1. plum, plums
    Synonyms: (Syria, Jordania, Oman) خَوْخ(ḵawḵ), (Al-Andalus, Iraq) إِجَّاص(ʾijjāṣ), (Tunisia, Libya, Al-Andalus) عَيْن الْبَقَر(ʿayn al-baqar), (Al-Andalus) عَبْقَر(ʿabqar)
  2. (West-Yemen, al-Andalus, Sicily, Mauritania, Western Sahara) apricot, apricots
    Synonym: (elsewhere) مِشْمِش(mišmiš)
  3. (Mauritania, Western Sahara) peach, peaches
    Synonyms: (general) خَوْخ(ḵawḵ), (Levant) دُرَّاق(durrāq), (Southwest Arabia, Al-Andalus) فِرْسِك(firsik)

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References[edit]

  • Behnstedt, Peter; Woidich, Manfred, editors (2010) Wortatlas der arabischen Dialekte – Band I: Mensch, Natur, Fauna und Flora (Handbook of Oriental Studies – Handbuch der Orientalistik; 100) (in German), Leiden: Brill, pages 501–507
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 139
  • Löw, Immanuel (1881) Aramæische Pflanzennamen[1] (in German), Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, page 150
  • abricot” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “برقوق”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN