Definition: Central Semitic, to be(come) yellow. 1. safflower, from Arabic ɔaṣfar, yellow. 2. zaffer, perhaps from Arabic ṣufr, yellow copper, brass, from ɔaṣfar, yellow.

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  • Spr. — Spr. = Sprüche Salomos …   Universal-Lexikon

  • spȑva — pril. u samu početku, najprije, isprva …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • spr — Definition: West Semitic, to measure, count. sofer, from Hebrew sōpēr, scribe, active participle of sāpar, to count …   The American Heritage dictionary of the English language

  • špr — Definition: To send a message, send on a journey. safari, from Arabic safarīya, journey, from safar, departure, journey, akin to the denominative verb sāfara, to travel …   The American Heritage dictionary of the English language

  • ṣpr-1 — Definition: Arabic root, to be(come) empty, vacant. a. cipher, zero; decipher, from Arabic ṣifr, empty (translation of Sanskrit śūnyam, cipher, dot), from ṣafira, to be(come) empty, vacant; b. Safar, from Arabic ṣafar, Safar, probably from ṣafira …   The American Heritage dictionary of the English language

  • SPR — Die Abkürzung SPR steht für: Surface Plasmon Resonance, ein physikalisches Verfahren zur quantitativen Bestimmung von Schichtdicken, siehe Oberflächenplasmonenresonanzspektroskopie Society for Psychical Research, die Gesellschaft zur Erforschung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SPR — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.   Sigles d’une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres   Sigles de quatre lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

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