Shift #825

to tan (hides) — red

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme ṣarpu
Meaning 1 'tanned and dyed (leather)'
Meaning 2 'colored, red'
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Comment CAD S. 114. Cf. The meaning of the term 'alum' (the salts of potassium, used for tanning and dying, extracted from the alum stone), has been registered, for instance, in the Syr. ṣərāpā (Brock. 638).