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كُسْبَةُ سَلْجَمٍ(kusbatu saljamin)
كُسْبَةُ قُطْنٍ(kusbatu quṭnin)

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EtymologyEdit

From Persian کسپه(kuspe). Also found as Turkish küspe (pulp, residue of seeds).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كُسْبَة (kusbaf

  1. refuse of oil plants, the oil cake of sesame or castor bean, pulp of cotton or the like, what is left of pressed fruits
    • 2006, “تسمين الأغنام”, in Ministry of Local Administration of the Syrian Arabic Republic[1]:
      يجب العمل على جرش كسبة القطن لأنها ترد بشكل قطع لايمكن للخراف التهامها.‎‎
      It is necessary to work on crushing the cotton refuse for it is in strips which the lambs cannot swallow.
  2. a sort of dates

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ReferencesEdit

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  • Dozy, Reinhart Pieter Anne (1881), “كسبا & كسبة”, in Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes (in French), volume 2, Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 463
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 148
  • Freytag, Georg (1837), “كسب”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 33
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860), “كزب”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in French), volume 2, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, page 893–894
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “كسب”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 2609b
  • Vázquez de Benito, María Concepción; Herrera, María Teresa (1989) Los arabismos de los textos médicos latinos y castellanos de la Edad Media y de la Modernidad, Madrid: CSIC, page 234