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سُلَاف هُنْغَارِيّ (sulāf hunḡāriyy)

Etymology 1Edit

From the root س ل ف(s-l-f).

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

سُلَاف (sulāfm

  1. sweet wine from unpressed grapes: wine of high sugar content prepared from the juice that grapes release without pressing, when they have become sweet and slack from hanging too long on the vines
    • a. 625, اَلأَعْشَى (al-ʾaʿšā)
      وَكَأسٍ كَعَينِ الديكِ باكَرتُ حَدَّها
      بِفِتيانِ صِدقٍ وَالنَواقيسُ تُضرَبُ
      سُلافٍ كَأَنَّ الزَعفَرانَ وَعَندَما
      يُصَفَّقُ في ناجودِها ثُمَّ تُقطَبُ
      wa-kaʾsin ka-ʿayni ad-dīki bākartu ḥadda-hā
      bi-fityāni ṣidqin wa-n-nawāqīsu tuḍrabu
      sulāfin ka-ʾanna az-zaʿfarāna wa-ʿindamā
      yuṣaffaqu fī nājūdi-hā ṯumma tuqṭabu
      There are stoops splendid like cock’s eyen, and I betook myself early to cross the border [into the land of the Christians]
      with friendly lads, where the bells are hit,
      where there is fore-must wine like saffron,
      and one clinks the beakers and then mixes the wine.
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

سْلَاف (slāfm (collective, singulative سْلَافِيّ(slāfiyy))

  1. Slavs

DeclensionEdit