حبارى

See also: حباري

ArabicEdit

 الحُبَارَى (Chlamydotis)‎ on Arabic Wikipedia
 
حُبَارَىChlamydotis macqueenii

EtymologyEdit

From the root ح ب ر(ḥ-b-r) related to delight since it is the most-prized fowl flesh. For the pattern compare سُمَانَى(sumānā, quail, Coturnix coturnix).

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حُبَارَى (ḥubārāf (dual حُبَارَيَانِ(ḥubārayāni), plural حُبَارَيَات(ḥubārayāt))

  1. bustard (Otididae bird such as Chlamydotis spp., Otis tarda, Ardeotis arabs)
    • 7th century CE, Sunan Abī Dāwud, 28:62:
      أَكَلْتُ مَعَ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَحْمَ حُبَارَى‏.‏
      ʾakaltu maʿa rasūli l-lahi ṣallā llāhu ʿalayhi wasallama laḥma ḥubārā.
      I ate with the Prophet (ﷺ) the flesh of a bustard.

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