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Zumarra, Mizmar and the Semitic root Z-M-R: Addendum

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Dec 3, 2021 at 08:37

Dr. Pipes,

This is just an addendum:

The Syriac/Aramaic word ܙܡܳܪܬܳܐ Zmarata (compare with Hebrew Zamar) means song/singing


PS: Can anyone who speaks Darija (Moroccan Arabic) to explain the meaning of the word زبّوج. Does it mean olive tree? And is it an Amazigh word?

Here is زبّوج in Arabic



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