بصل

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See also: تصلand تضل

Arabic[edit]

بَصَل
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Etymology[edit]

Akin to Hebrew בָּצָל(bāṣā́l), Phoenician 𐤁𐤑𐤋(bṣl), Aramaic בּוּצְלָא(būṣlā), Classical Syriac ܒܶܨܠܳܐ(beṣlā), Old South Arabian 𐩨𐩮𐩡‎, Mehri béṣál, Shehri béṣál, Soqotri biṣle. With a sound change it is also found in Akkadian 𒁉𒄑𒊒 (/bisru, bišru; biṣru/, leek, a plant or bulb covered in a skin), a variation influenced or conflated with Akkadian 𒄷𒄭 (/biṣru/, container, pouch, wrapping), related also to Akkadian 𒁍𒊻𒋢𒊒 (/buṣṣuru, bussuru/, to tear apart, to peal) specifically attested about garlic (a type of onion) and Akkadian 𒁉𒄑𒍮𒊒 (/biṣṣūru/, vulva, labia, folds of skin).

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بَصَل (baṣalm (collective, singulative بَصَلَة‎ f (baṣala))

  1. onion(s)
  2. bulb(s)

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