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APPENDIX X. 

Astrolabe term

English

Latin

Arabic

alidade ostensor al-’Idada
astrolabe astrolabium asturlab
back dorsum zahr
cord ‘ilaqa
front, face facies wajh
limb limbus, margo hajra, tawq, kuffa
mater mater umm
pin, axis clavus, axis qutb, watad, mihwar
plate tympanum, tabula regionem safiha
rete, net, spider rete, aranea ‘ankabût, shabaka
ring armilla suspensoria halka
ruler index (or ostensor)
shackle ‘urwa, habs
swivel pin armilla reflexea
throne armilla fixa kurs
washer, ring armilla fals
wedge, horse, dog equus, caballus, cuneus faras

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