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alfacah

كفّة · kiffa n. kff scale (of a balance) (in star description) show/hide quotes
  • Albu. Intro. JS 228, 556 Et ascendit in hac facie ... pectus Libre atque humeri eius. Et summitas Alfacah i.e. corone sinistre septemtrionalis
  • Ar. 383, 341 ويطلع في هذا الوجه ... صدر الميزان ومنكبيه وطرف الكفّة [var.: الفكة] اليُسرى الشمالية
  • 1 Albu. Intro. JS

The Latin phrase ‘i.e. corone’ indicates that the Arabic term was misread as al-fakka (the constellation Corona Borealis). The Latin term is not documented in MLW, DMLBS and LLNMA.

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