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Books Bücher 1 - 10 von 50 in Icelandic alin, the arm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger, is also the...
" Icelandic alin, the arm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger, is also the same word. "
Transactions - Seite 57
von Gaelic Society of Inverness, Inverness Gaelic Society - 1889
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Knowledge for the people, or, The plain why and because

John Timbs - 1831
...have been for the most part derived from portions of the human body : as the cubit, or the length of the arm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger; the foot; the ulna, arm, or yard; the span; the digit, or finger; the fathom, or space from the extremity...
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Knowledge for the People ...

John Timbs - 1832
...have been for the most part derived from portions of the human body : as the cubit, or the length of the arm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger ; the foot ; the vino, arm, or yard ; the span ; the digit, or finger ; the fathom, or space from the...
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A Treatise on the Principles, Practice, & History of Commerce

John Ramsay McCulloch - 1833 - 128 Seiten
...have been, for the most part, derived from portions of the human body : as the cubit, or length of the arm from the elbow to the, tip of the middle finger ; the foot ; the ulna, arm," or yard ; the врал ; the digit, or finger ; the fathom, or space from...
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Vocabulary of the Haussa Language: Part I.--English and Haussa ..., Teile 1-2

James Frederick Schön - 1843 - 190 Seiten
...muni. — " Without cruelty," Babu muni. CUBIT, *. taki hanu. — Eighteen inches, or the length of the arm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger. CUP, v. nshinui, or shia nshini. CURSE, v. sagi, bata, suagi. CURSED, adj. sagu mbatu. CUT DOWN, v....
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The Journal of the Royal Geographic Society of London, Band 20

1851
...the tribe of Wabehkimo, literally, ' the small race,' their stature being only twice the length of the arm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger. Beyond the chain, of which Kilimandj-aro is the chief, is the powerful tribe of Wakamba and more to...
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General History, Cyclopedia and Dictionary of Freemasonry: Containing an ...

Robert Macoy - 1870 - 700 Seiten
...accomplished this discovery.— CUBIT. A measure of length employed by the ancients equal to the length of the arm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger. Among different nations the length of the cubit differed. The cubit of the Romans was about 111 inches;...
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Chambers's English Dictionary: Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological ...

1872 - 952 Seiten
...the form of a cube. CUBIT, I, til/it, n. A measure in use among the ancients, equal to the length of the arm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger: (anal.) the ulna, or principal bone of the forearm. [L. cubitus, Gr. kubiton, the elbow— root cub,...
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A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language

Walter William Skeat - 1882 - 616 Seiten
...kind of antelope (Vedic ricya). Ell. (E.1 ME elle, elne. AS eln, a cubit. +Du. elle ; Icel. alitt, the arm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger ; Swed. aln, Dan. alen, Goth, aleina, G. elle, ell ; L. ulna, elbow, cubit ; Gk. aKivrj, elbow. Ell...
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An Old Testament commentary for English readers, by various writers ..., Band 1

Charles John Ellicott (bp. of Gloucester) - 1882
...this natural product is easily obtainable, as in Assyria. (15) Cubits. — The cubit is the length of e voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of whi As, further, it was regarded as one-fourth of a man's height, we may safely compute it at eighteen...
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Transactions, Bände 13-14

1888
...t-each. The Gaelic lamh, hand, and the Greek pa-lame, are no doubt the same word. The Welsh is llaw. It may perhaps be contended that lamh is a loan-word...with it in Latin as unguis, and in Greek as onux. Welsh troed. It is evidently from the same root as the Greek word trecho, I run. Bonn, sole of the...
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