Grain - bar

Kevin W. Woodruff cierpke at
Wed Aug 11 09:24:16 EDT 1999

Koehler and Baumgartner suggest "wheat" It comes from a root meaning "to be
pure" so it may mean "clean, threshed wheat or grain."

At 01:37 PM 08/11/1999 +1000, you wrote:
>Does anyone know precisely what type of grain the lexeme _bar_ (eg, Joel
2:24) denotes? Is it a
>specific type of wheat, like spelt, or is it a word denoting grain in
general (cf _dagan_)?
>Many thanks.
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