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cabec(z)a
head [Sch 78]
cabra
goat
caccia
hunt
cacciar
hunt
cadi
judge (Arabic)
cadiera
chair
café
coffee
caiena
chain
cajeta
sum, box (for money.) yklc lkwwaj+ dy +aHw elyh. He will pay the sums incumbent upon him. [SLE 76b] wye+lw kwwaj+ qwmplyzan$. And he will give him sums as a gift [SLE 126a] (The word only occurs in this Arabic-style broken plural.)
cajon
See caxon.
cala
hold
calceta
stocking
caldo
hot
calor
heat
calzone
trousers
cambiale
bill of exchange
cambio
change
cambiar
change
camera
room
camello
camel
caminar
walk
camino
road
camicia
shirt
campamento
encampment
campana
bell
campanna
field, outside [Sch 79]
campo
field
cana
cane
canale
canal
candeliere
candlestick
cane
dog [Sch 78]
canoniere
gunner
candela
candle
cane
dog
cannonar
canonnade
cannone
canon
cannoniere
gunner
cansone
song
cantar
sing
cantador
singer
canton
corner
capello
hat
capo
head, cape
captan
captain
carafa
carafe
caravana
caravan
carbone
coal
cargar
charge
cargo
charge
carità
charity
carne
flesh, meat
carreta
carriage
caro
dear
carta
letter [Dict] [Sch 79]
casa
house [Sch 71]
cashana (written with "long s"in the text), cassa
wardrobe [Sch 72]
cascar
fall
caserna
barracks
castali
chestnut [Sch 72]
castello
castle
carchuf
artichoke
carreta
carriage
carroza
large carriage. arkb acwl+an fy wwaHd lqrwca. The king rode in a carriage. [SLE 66a]
casa
house
casana
closet
cascar
slip, fall down, flow
cassa
box
casserola
saucepan
castali
chestnuts
catività
evuk
cativo
bad
catrame
tar
cavala
mare
cavaleria
cavalry
cavaliere
cavalier
cavalo
horse
cavia
peg
caxon
drawer (here="confinement"). yHa+w flqa$wn wyHaddw taHdyda mlyHa. He will put him in confinement, and impose upon him a severe penalty. (ModSp=cajon)
Cohen (p. 425) cites the word qger (the g has a circumflex), noting that the r is a variant of n.
cazador
hunter
cazeria
barracks
cedar
yield
cento
hundred
ceremonia
ceremony
cerrar
close [Sch 79]
certa
for sure [Sch 75]
certo
certain
cha
here [Sch 75]
chap(p)ar
escape [Sch 81] (Occitan) capture [Dict] [Sch 85] steal [Sch 85]
cherub (Arabic) ch here represents the esh sound.
drink
chesta
what (interrogative pronoun cf. questa)
cheytan (Arabic) ch here represents the esh sound.
devil (Arabic)
chiamar
call
chiapar
take
chiaro
clear, transparent
chiavo
key
chiodo
screw
chita
town
chito
finished! [Sch 79]
chocolata
chocolate
christiano
christian [Sch 79]
cibula
onion
cieco
blind
cielo
sky, heaven
ciera
wax
cima
summit
cinis
cinders
cinque
five
civilisar
civilize
codgi
see hodgi
Coffita
Copt [CT A6]
co'l
with [Sch 75]
collina
hill
collo
neck
colonna
column
color
color
colpo
blow
combatimento
battle
come
how [Sch 75]
como
how [Sch 78, 81]
commandante
commandant
commandar
order
commando
order
comme
as, like, alike
commercio
commerce
comminchiar
begin
commune
common
compagnio
associate
complaisance
complementary, as a gift. wye+lw kwwaG+ qwmplyzan$. And they will give him sums as a gift. [SLE 126a]
componir
prepare
comptant
ready [SLE cash]. wxlcthwm Drahym qwn+an+ wxrj rajlha mn lHbas. And she paid them ready cash, and brought out her husband from prison. [SLE 77b]
compte
account. yzydwhwm flqwn+ acdyqym. They will add them (the wicked man's good deeds) to the account of the righteous.[SLE 141a]
con
with [Dict] [CT 14]
conciare
? [Sch 75]
condanar
condemn
condanation
condemnation
condition
condition
conductor
conductor
condur
lead
confiance
reliability. aHna nas dlqwmfyyanc wxayyfyn alah. We are reliable men, and fear God. [SLE 103b]
connaissance
acquaintance. yemlw lqwnycans mea dwk· lmrqan+yya. Let them make the acquaintance of those merchants. [SLE 126b]
conoschir
know
conquesta
conquest
consegnia
cloakroom
conseil
advice. weml meahwm qwnsyl ba$ ym$yw. And he gave them advice to go. [SLE 13b]
consolar
console
conspirador
conspirator
conspirar
conspire
contar
count
contchar
? [Sch 81] (Occitan)
content
satisfied. wxrj qwntan+ meahwm. And he went out satisfied with them. [SLE 92b]
contentar
satisfy
contento
happy, pleasure
conto
account [Dict] [Sch 81]
contra
against also:
wwqfw qwn+ra ly$ral. They stood up against Israel. [SLE 88a] (The following Arabic preposition l suggests that contra would be followed by Romance a.
convite
feast, party. wemllhwm wwaHd lqwmby+y kbyr lnas bladw. [SLE 13b] And he made a big party for the people of his town. waeml qwmby+y kbyr. And he made a big party. [SLE 104a. Also, 92b, 109a, 110a and passim.]
convoi
convoy
coprir
cover
coquiare
spoon
corda
rope
cordar
to agree. wfy dak· lwwqt qwrdar mea balw ba$ yktb bryya lynyH. [SLE 130b] And at that time he determined with himself to write a letter to Yaniah.
qwrdarw ba$ ytbtw elyhwm a$r+ dyyalw. They agreed to establish his agreement over them.[SLE 51B]
wqwrdar ba$ ym$y. And he agreed to go. [SLE 10a]
wqwrdarw meah fy had arayy And they agreed with him in that opinion.[SLE 27a]
yqwdar mew ba$ ym$y. He will agree with him to go.[SLE 8a]
cornudo
dog [Sch 79]
corpo
body
corriere
messenger
corrir
run
corsan
corsair [Sch 72]
corsar
corsair
cortar
cut
cortello
knife, stylus
cortine
curtain
cosa
thing [Dict] [Sch 78] also:
what (interrogative pronoun)[Sch 70, 71]
courage
courage. had leabd ykwn endw qwraj kbyr. This servant has great courage. [SLE 55a]
cosi
thus [Sch 78]
criar
call, speak [Sch 75]
cravatta
necktie. welyha yHrz rwHw ben adm fy rba+ lgrava+a. Therefore a man should be careful in tying the necktie. [SLE 17a]
créancier
creditor. yDmn elyya llqryyancy. He will be a guarantor for me against the creditors. [SLE 75b]
credir
believe
crédit
credit. wrajly kan ybye wy$ry kyf anas dy kan endw qrydy mcxw+. My husband was buying and selling like men who have open credit. [SLE 76b] Note absence of t in crédit, suggesting ModFr, also singular on endw.
wayda blqrydy. And if on credit... [SLE 149b]
cridar
cry out
crompar
buy
crudel
cruel
cuadro
square
cunciar
do [Sch 71]
cuore
heart
cunchiar
build
cura
care
curar
cure [Sch 78]
curioso
curious
cusi
what (interrogative pronoun cf. cosa) [Sch 75]
cusina
kitchen
cusinar
cook
cusinero grande
lord chamberlain [Sch 80]
cusir
sew
custie
chop

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