MELEK

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Lehite GN 1. Lehite land (Alma 8:3, 4 (x2), 6 (x2); 31:6; 35:13; 45:18)

Etymology

MELEK, the name of a Lehite land mentioned five times in the Book of Mormon, is most likely derived from the HEBREW word meleḳ, "king."[1]

Cf. Book of Mormon AMALEKI, AMALICKIAH, AMLICI, MULEK, AMULEK, MELCHIZEDEK, MULOKI.

Variants

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐣𐐀𐐢𐐇𐐗 (miːlɛk)

Notes


  1. HALOT, s.v. melech.
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