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'''Etymology'''
 
'''Etymology'''
  
The English gentilic ending "'''-<small>ITES</small>'''", reflecting the common Semitic ''nisba'' ending ''ī'', functions as a substantive in its own right in the [[BOOK OF MORMON|Book of Mormon]], [http://scriptures.lds.org/en/4_ne/1/17#17 4 Nephi 1:17]: "There were no robbers, nor murderers, neither were there Lamanites, nor any manner of -ites; but they were in one, children of Christ, and heirs to the kingdom of God."
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The English gentilic ending "'''-<small>ITES</small>'''" reflects the common Semitic gentilic ending ''ī'', which converts a substantive into an adjective. In the Book of Mormon it functions as a substantive in its own right in the [[BOOK OF MORMON|Book of Mormon]], [http://scriptures.lds.org/en/4_ne/1/17#17 4 Nephi 1:17]: "There were no robbers, nor murderers, neither were there Lamanites, nor any manner of -ites; but they were in one, children of Christ, and heirs to the kingdom of God."
  
 
'''Variants'''
 
'''Variants'''

Latest revision as of 23:50, 15 March 2017

Lehite gentilic 1. 4 Nephi 1:17

Etymology

The English gentilic ending "-ITES" reflects the common Semitic gentilic ending ī, which converts a substantive into an adjective. In the Book of Mormon it functions as a substantive in its own right in the Book of Mormon, 4 Nephi 1:17: "There were no robbers, nor murderers, neither were there Lamanites, nor any manner of -ites; but they were in one, children of Christ, and heirs to the kingdom of God."

Variants

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐌𐐓𐐝 (aɪts)

Notes


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