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The second element cannot be derived from common Semitic ''ʿyn'', “eye; spring,” because the phonemic middle radical is a long ''i'' vowel.  
 
The second element cannot be derived from common Semitic ''ʿyn'', “eye; spring,” because the phonemic middle radical is a long ''i'' vowel.  
  
Cf. Book of Mormon [[ONTI(ES)]], [[ANI-ANTI]], [[ANTIOMNO]], [[ANTION]], [[ANTIONUM]], [[ANTIPARAH]], [[ANTIPAS]], [[ANTIPUS]], [[ANTUM]], [[ANTINEPHILEHI]]
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Cf. Book of Mormon [[ONTI(ES)|O<small>NTI(ES)</small>]], [[ANI-ANTI|A<small>NI-ANTI</small>]], [[ANTIOMNO|A<small>NTIOMNO</small>]], [[ANTION|A<small>NTION</small>]], [[ANTIONUM|A<small>NTIONUM</small>]], [[ANTIPARAH|A<small>NTIPARAH</small>]], [[ANTIPAS|A<small>NTIPAS</small>]], [[ANTIPUS|A<small>NTIPUS</small>]], [[ANTUM|A<small>NTUM</small>]], [[ANTINEPHILEHI|A<small>NTINEPHILEHI</small>]]
  
 
[[Category:Names]][[Category:Nephite PN]]
 
[[Category:Names]][[Category:Nephite PN]]

Revision as of 20:19, 14 February 2012

Nephite PN 1. A ruler in AMMONIHAH, ca. 82 BC (Alma 12:20)

If ANTIONAH is to be divided anti- and -onah, then perhaps the first element is identical to anti in ANTINEPHILEHI. See the same for a discussion of the etymology. Onah may possibly be explained as ʿwnh, a type of priestly functionary (DNWSI 833). *ʿnh, “humility” is also possible. Unlikely is a derivation from *ʾwn, “sarcophagus” (DNWSI 22). Unlikely also is ʾnyh, “ship, boat.”

Notes

The second element cannot be derived from common Semitic ʿyn, “eye; spring,” because the phonemic middle radical is a long i vowel.

Cf. Book of Mormon ONTI(ES), ANI-ANTI, ANTIOMNO, ANTION, ANTIONUM, ANTIPARAH, ANTIPAS, ANTIPUS, ANTUM, ANTINEPHILEHI