خرشوف

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Arabic[edit]

خُرْشُوف
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Etymology[edit]

Connections to Akkadian 𒅈𒋢𒌒𒁍 (arsuppu, a type of cereal with a braid appearance; an unidentified type of apple or produce, literally carp fish, scales), so applied from the appearance of its head.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

خُرْشُوف (ḵuršūfm (plural خَرَاشِيف(ḵarāšīf))

  1. artichoke

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elcock, W. D. (1960) The Romance Languages[1], page 282: "Borrowed directly from the Qairawān–Sicily region, without the article, the same Arabic word appears in Italian as carciofo; the Spanish form penetrated, however, into Provence, where it became archichaut, arquichaut, and thence into northern Italy as articiocco".
  • Löw, Immanuel (1928) Die Flora der Juden[2] (in German), volume 1, Wien und Leipzig: R. Löwit, pages 407–412
  • suādu”, in The Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CAD), Chicago: University of Chicago Oriental Institute, 1956–2011, pages 307-308

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

خَرْشوف

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic خُرْشُوف(ḵuršūf).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

خَرشوف (ḵaršūfm (plural خَرَاشِيف‎ ‎(ḵarāšīf))

  1. artichoke