GIDDIANHI

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Lehite PN 1. GADIANTON robber-chief, between 1 and 30 AD (3 Nephi 3:9, 10, 11, 12; 4:5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14 (x2))

Etymology

See the discussion of GID. The last part of the name, either -ANHI or IANHI remains unexplained.

Less likely is Nibley’s suggestion dḥwty-ʿnḫ.i, “Thoth is my life.”[1]

See GID, GIDDONAH/GIDANAH, GIDGIDDONAH, GIDGIDDONI.

See also Giddianhi / Gaddianhi Variant

Variants

Gaddianhi, Giddianhis

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐘𐐆𐐔𐐆𐐈𐐤𐐐𐐌 (ɡɪdɪænhaɪ)

Notes


  1. Hugh W. Nibley, "Lehi in the Desert," in The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, vol. 5 (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1988), 26.
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