Udmah

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Shem - Racial Connotations
... with a light-brownish undertone (bayādh) and a dark blackish brown (Udmah) Ham, whose descendants' colors are true black (sawād) and a few are a black complexion with a light-brownish undertone (bayādh qal ... name of Ibn Abbas, but this time has dark, blackish brown (Udmah) and a few are a black complexion with a light-brownish undertone (bayādh qalīl) for Ham ... So dark blackish brown (udmah) is used instead of true black (sawād) ...