شلجم

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Arabic[edit]

شَلْجَم
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Etymology[edit]

From Persian شلغم(šalğam), ultimately from Ancient Greek σικελικον (sikelikon, literally the Sicilian one); doublet of سِلْق(silq).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَلْجَم (šaljamm

  1. turnip (Brassica rapa)
  2. rape, rutabaga (Brassica napus)
  3. (geometry) parabola

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Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: acelga
  • Portuguese: acelga
  • Spanish: acelga

References[edit]

  • Freytag, Georg (1833), “شلجم”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum, volume 2, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 446
  • Löw, Immanuel (1928) Die Flora der Juden[1] (in German), volume 1, Wien und Leipzig: R. Löwit, page 346–352