[Corpora-List] "Tajweed" in English dictionaries and corpora

Leon Derczynski leon at dcs.shef.ac.uk
Thu Feb 28 14:29:33 CET 2013


An interesting example - like "tajweed", it seems to be a word that was introduced/appropriated to another language and mis-transliterated en route, though this time from Italian to French.

On 28 February 2013 14:18, Trevor Jenkins <trevor.jenkins at suneidesis.com>wrote:

> On 28 Feb 2013, at 11:44, Adam Kilgarriff <adam at lexmasterclass.com> wrote:
> - Novel*: s**abayon sas thakali rasam nimbu*
> There's mention of sabayon in the 1906 edition of Mrs Beeton's Book of
> Household Management. The Times uses it back in 1975. So not quite as novel
> as all that. Plus anyone who watches the staple diet of cookery shows on TV
> will be familiar with the name and have been for decades.
> Regards, Trevor.
> <>< Re: deemed!
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