Posted by Yon Bard on November 15, 1998 at 20:54:50:
In Reply to: Who or what are the Khamseh? posted by Steve Price on November 15, 1998 at 14:43:39:
: The word "Khamseh" is derived from the Farsi word, "Kham", meaning "five.
I cannot claim to be an authority on the derivation of the word 'Khamse', but it does mean five in Arabic ('khamesh' in the closely related Hebrew), so perhaps we don't need to invoke Farsi?
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