ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ن ص و(n-ṣ-w).

NounEdit

نَصِيّ (naṣiyym (collective, singulative نَصِيَّة(naṣiyya))

  1. Stipagrostis spp., especially Stipagrostis plumosa, an important perennial grazing grass
    Synonyms: سَبَط(sabaṭ), ثَغَام(ṯaḡām)

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Gulf Arabic: نُصِي(nuṣī)
  • Najdi Arabic: نُصِي(nuṣī)

ReferencesEdit

  • Freytag, Georg (1837), “نصي”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum, volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 290
  • Mandaville, James Paul (2011) Bedouin Ethnobotany. Plant Concepts and Uses in a Desert Pastoral World, Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, →ISBN, pages 74, 110, 234, 262, 336
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “نصي”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary[1], London: W.H. Allen, page 1140
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985), “نصي”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 1281