|Lehite GN||1.||City which sank into the sea, ca. 30 AD (3 Nephi 9:7)|
Hebrew maqōm, “place, station, town, village; holy site”, also known from Syriac, Ethiopic, Arabic, and Phoenician with the analogous meaning; however, the vowel shift is rather dramatic.
Deseret Alphabet: 𐐣𐐄𐐗𐐊𐐣 (moʊkʌm)
- Erik Boot, A Preliminary Classic Maya-English/English-Classic Maya Vocabulary of Hieroglyphic Readings (2002), 59; Cecil H. Brown and Soren Wichmann, "Proto-Mayan Syllable Nuclei," International Journal of American Linguistics 70/2 (2004): 177. The -um ending is attached to words dealing with birds.