Sentence Examples


  • Robert Recorde in his Whetstone of Witte (1557) uses the variant algeber, while John Dee (1527-1608) affirms that algiebar, and not algebra, is the correct form, and appeals to the authority of the Arabian Avicenna.
  • In historical texts also variant readings occur in considerable number.
  • ' On the variant traditions in the Hebrew text and the Septuagint, see the commentaries on Kings.
  • Zaire is a Portuguese variant of a Bantu word (nzari) meaning river.
  • Variant of the Hebrew (4 poupal); but there is absolutely nothing about Purim which suggests any relation with a festival of the dead.