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aether clarus valde

خوصي · ḫūṣī (?) nominalized adj. ḫwṣ pale yellow (?) show/hide quotes
  • Ptol. Almag. no. 279, Baily 393, see fn. 19 Lucida que trahit ad etherem clarum valde ex forma Y
  • Ar. النير الذى يضرب إلى الحوض [var.: الخوصى] من صورة حرف الأُ
  • 1 Ptol. Almag.

Ullmann 2007, 548. The Arabic term is not documented in Lisān, Freytag, Lane, Dozy and Wehr.

According to Kunitzsch 1990, 91, fn. 20, the Latin translator probably misread al-ḫūṣī < Greek ὑπόκιρρος ‘pale yellow’ as Arabic al-ǧaww ‘air, atmosphere’.

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