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Linda Dalal Sawaya

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English

celery leaves
dill seed
rosemary
cinnamon
kali
cloves
carnation = cloves
parsley
purslane
camomile, chamomile
parsley
chervil
verdolopus (purslane)
black bean or Egyptian bean
purslane
leeks
onion
poppy seeds
allspice
curry powder
allspice
marjoram
horse radish
paprika (hot red)
pepper, green (sweet)
pepper
pepper, white
pepper, red
cayenne pepper
chili powder
pepper, cayenne
pepper, black
paprika
cardamom
basil
celery seed
mustard seed
safflower seed
pine nuts
black caraway
rosemary
endive
fenugreek seed
dandelion
ginger
nutmeg
cloves
cumin seed
celery
caraway seed
curry powder
coriander seed
black mustard
tumeric
leeks
chervil
rose water
orange blossom water
black cherry kernels
marjoram
sage
mace
rose water
orange blossom water
mastika
mint, spearmint
hyssop
sage
kali
cinnamon
cloves
sage
basil, sweet basil
salep
thyme
oregano
savory
dill seed
fennel seed
saponaria
pine nuts
sumac (summac)
sesame seed
tarragon
garlic
chives
turmeric
saffron
vanilla
bay leaves
anise seed
saffron
ginger
thyme
savory

Arabic

”awraaq karafs
”awraaq-esh-shammaar
”ekliil-ej-jabal
”erfe
”ili
”renful
”runful
ba”dounis
ba”li
babounej
baqdounes/nis
baqdounis franji
baqla 
baqla bareda, leblaab
baqle, baqla Hamqa', rijla
baraaSya, baSaliyeh
baSal
bezr-el-khesh-khash
bhaar
bhaar hindii
bharaat
'eshra
fijl mrayyaf (Harr)
flayfle Hamra Harra
flayfle Helwe
fulful
fulful ”abyaD
fulful ”aHmar
fulful ”aHmar mrayyaf
fulful ”aHmar mrayyaf
fulful ”aHmar mrayyaf
fulful ”aswad
fulful Helou
haal, hail, habb el-haal
Habaq
Habb-el-karafs
Habb-el-khardal
Habb-el-'usfur
Habb-eS-Snawbar
Habbet-el-barake
HaSal-baan
hendiba', baqla mubaraka
Hulba
Hundbeh
janzabiil
Jawzet-eT-Tiib
kabsh ”renful, kabsh qrenful
kammoun
karafs
karawya
kerii
kezbara yabse
khardal 'arabi, khaw-lajan
kurkum
kurrath
kuzbara khaDra
ma” ward
ma” zahr
maHleb
mardakoush
maryamiyyeh
masHouq qesher, jawzet-eT-Tiib
maward
mazahr
miske
na'na, na'naa'
noofa
qaS'iin
qela
qerfe
qrenful
quwwayse
riiHaan, riiHaan
saHlab
Sa'tar
Sa'tar barrii
Sa'tar barrii
shabat
shammaar, shamar, shumra, shamra, shamaar
shelsh Halawi
Snawbar, Snobar
summaa”, summaaq
sumsum
Tarkhoum,Tarkhoun
thoum, toum
thuum m'ammar
'u”di Safra,'uqda Safra, 'uqde Safra
'usfor
vaniilya
wara" ghar, waraq ghar
yaansoun
za'faraan
zanjabiil, zanzabiil
za'tar
za'tar barri   

Arabic

bhaar, bharaat
yaansoun
Habaq, riiHaan
wara" ghar, waraq ghar
baqla bareda, leblaab
Habbet-el-barake
maHleb
khardal 'arabi
fulful

babounej
karawya
haal, hail, habb el-haal
"runful
fulful "aHmar mrayyaf
karafs
"awraaq karafs
Habb-el-karaf
baqdounis franji, kuzbara khaDra
fulful "aHmar mrayyaf
thuum m'ammar
"erfe, qerfe
"renful, "renful kabsh, kabsh qrenful
kezbara yabse
kammoun
bhaar hindii, kerii
Hundbeh
"awraaq-esh-shammaar, shabat
hendiba", baqla mubaraka
shammaar, shamar, shumra, shamra, shamaar
Hulba
thoum, toum
zanjabiil, janzabiil, zanzabiil
fijl mrayyaf (Harr)
noofa
qela, "ili
baraaSya, baSaliyeh, kurrath
masHouq qesher jawzet-eT-Tiib
'eshra, mardakoush
miske
na'na, na'naa'
khaw-lajan
khardal 'arabi
jawzet-eT-Tiib
baSal
ma" zahr, mazahr, may zahar
Sa'tar barrii
fulful Helou
flayfle Hamra Harra
ba"dounis, baqdounes/nis
fulful
fulful "aswad
fulful "aHmar mrayyaf
flayfle Helwe
fulful "aHmar
fulful "abyaD
Habb-eS-Snawbar, Snawbar
bezr-el-khesh-khash
ba"li, baqle, baqla Hamqa', rijla
ma" ward, maward, may warid
"ekliil-ej-jabal, HaSal-baan
Habb-el-'usfur
'usfor, za'faraan
quwwayse, mayramiyyeh, qaS'iin
saHlab
shelsh Halawi
Sa'tar barrii, za'tar barri
sumsum
summaa", summaaq
riiHaan
Tarkhoum, Tarkhoun
Sa'tar, za'tar
'uqde Safra, 'u"di Safra, 'uqda Safra, kurkum
vaniilya
baqla

English

allspice
anise seed
basil
bay leaves
black bean or Egyptian bean
black caraway
black cherry kernels
black mustard
black pepper
camomile, chamomile
caraway seed
cardamom
carnation = cloves
cayenne pepper
celery
celery leaves
celery seeds
chervil
chili powder
chives
cinnamon
cloves
coriander seed
cumin seed
curry powder
dandelion
dill seed
endive
fennel seed
fenugreek seed
garlic
ginger
horse radish
hyssop
kali
leeks
mace
marjoram
mastika
mint
mustard seed
mustard, black
nutmeg
onion
orange blossom water
oregano
paprika
paprika, (hot red)
parsley
pepper
pepper, black
pepper, cayenne
pepper, green (sweet)
pepper, red
pepper, white
pine nuts
poppy seeds
purslane
rose water
rosemary
safflower seed
saffron
sage
salep
saponaria
savory
sesame seed
sumac (summac)
sweet basil
tarragon
thyme
turmeric
vanilla
verdolopus (purslane)

D = Dhaad as in Day'a (village)  
H = Heh as in Habeebi  
q = qaaf as in qawl (or as it is colloquially pronounced: ”awl)
S = Sad as in sod buster  
T = Tah as in Taweel  
' = 'ayn as in 'aynay-yii (my eyes)
” = hamzeh as in ”ana, ”entu  

many thanks to George Allam, Syrian calligrapher, for this spice list












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