brandon stone wrote:
> So, "lozenj" could possibly be from "al-sunj." And "lozenge," the
> Western word, might even be from the same Arabic source, though I
> find no solid evidence.
A more likely indigenous source would be "loz", another word that
apparently also names a lozenge shaped confection, found in Persian,
from Arabic. I suspect a conflation of "loz" and English "lozenge" on
the part of the Yemeni scholar at Fort William College who compiled
We're veering off topic here, though. I'll send you an image of the
Arabic text, Brandon. If anyone else wants it, let me know privately.