Definition of kibrît
match, spark, sulphur
kifrît, gogird, kewkurd, kibrit, kirkût
From Avestan kibrit(atum) "sparks, divine sparks".
Latin sulphur, probably from a root meaning "to burn",
Late Latin sulfur,
Old French soufre "sulfur, fire and brimstone, hellfire", sulphur.
Adar-kibritatum "Transmuter of Fire into Divine Sparks" [From A.D. 1288, The 101 Names of Gods, Avestan]
Updated on March 6, 2023