خس

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See also: چش‎, حس‎, چس, and خش

Arabic[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Aramaic חַסָּא‎(ḥassā), from Akkadian 𒄭𒄑𒊬 (ḫisu, lettuce), from Sumerian 𒄭𒄑𒊬 (hiz, lettuce); cognates with Classical Syriac ܚ̈ܲܣܸܐ(ḥassā) and Hebrew חַסָּה(ḥássā). Note also Old Armenian հազար (hazar).

Noun[edit]

خَسّ (ḵassm (collective, singulative خَسَّة‎ f (ḵassa))

  1. lettuce (Lactuca gen. and Lactuca sativa in particular)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Maltese: ħass
  • Moroccan Arabic: خس(ḵuss)
  • Portuguese: alface

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic خَسّ(ḵass).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

خس (ḵussm (collective, singulative خسة‎ f (ḵussa), paucal خسات(ḵussāt))

  1. lettuce