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Table 9 Mandrake name distribution according to languages and categories: 292 vernacular names for the plant in 41 languages

From: In search of traces of the mandrake myth: the historical, and ethnobotanical roots of its vernacular names

Category A B C D E F G
NC
Total
Subcategory/ A1 A2 A3 B1 B2 B3 C1 C2 C3 D1 D2 D3 E1 E2 E3 F1 F2 G1 G2 NC
Language                      
Albanian 1                     1
Arabic    3 1 3 3 2   4   9    1 2    1   3 32
Aramaic    1 1                  2
Armenian 1     1   1            1    4
Basque                     1 1
Bengali    1                   1
Berber                     2 2
Bulgarian 1                     1
Catalan 1                    1 2
Chinese                     1 1
Corsican 1                     1
Czech     2        1           3
Dagestani               1        1
Danish   1   1      1             3
Dutch 2 2   5     3   3 3    1   4      23
English 1    3     3   3 4        2 1   17
Estonian           1            1
Farsi    1 1 1     1      3        7
Finnish   1        1             2
French 1    2   2     1   1 1 1   1   1    11
Gaelic         1              1
Georgian 1                     1
German   1   7   3 1 5 3 2 6 4   1   7   2    42
German,Old        1 1 1             3
Greek 2    3 5 5 2 6 1   1    1     1   8 35
Hebrew          1             1
Hungarian 1        1   1 1           4
Icelandic                 1      1
Italian 1              3   1      5
Latin     2   2               1 5
Norwegian   1                    1
Polish 1    1        1   3        1 7
Portuguese 1                     1
Russian 1          1    1   1   1     5
Serbo-Croatian 3 1    4 1 1    1    1     1    1 14
Slovak       1                1
Spanish 2     1 7   1             2 13
Syriac                     1 1
Swedish   2                    2
Turkish 1   2 4 3 4 3   3   2   1 3    1    4 31
Ukrainian 1         1             2
Total 24 9 8 33 18 28 11 21 17 13 28 5 7 15 3 14 3 8 1 26 292
  1. Abbreviations for categories and subcategories as in Tables 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
  2. NC non-classified names