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::1830-1981: Amlicites
 
::1830-1981: Amlicites
  
Discussion: Probably also Amlikites in O, "which would suggest that Joseph Smith pronounced Amlicites (as well as its base morpheme, the name [[AMLICI|A<small>MLICI</small>]]) with a /''k''/ sound rather than with the /''s''/ sound proposed in the Pronouncing Guide at the back of the 1981 [LDS] edition" (''ATV'' 3:1605). This seems to be supported by other BofM names like [[AMALEKI|A<small>MALEKI</small>]], [[AMULEK|A<small>MULEK</small>]], etc.  
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Discussion: Probably also Amlikites in O, "which would suggest that Joseph Smith pronounced Amlicites (as well as its base morpheme, the name [[AMLICI|A<small>MLICI</small>]]) with a /''k''/ sound rather than with the /''s''/ sound proposed in the Pronouncing Guide at the back of the 1981 [LDS] edition" (''[[Skousen, Royal, Analysis of Textual Variants of the Book of Mormon. 6 Parts. Provo, UT: FARMS, 2004-2009.|ATV]]'' 3:1605). This seems to be supported by other BofM names like [[AMALEKI|A<small>MALEKI</small>]], [[AMULEK|A<small>MULEK</small>]], etc.  
  
 
Acceptability: Scribal error; Amlicites correct form, but pronounced as Amlikites.
 
Acceptability: Scribal error; Amlicites correct form, but pronounced as Amlikites.
  
Source: ''ATV'' 3:1605-9.
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Source: ''[[Skousen, Royal, Analysis of Textual Variants of the Book of Mormon. 6 Parts. Provo, UT: FARMS, 2004-2009.|ATV]]'' 3:1605-9.
  
 
General Summary: [[Royal J. Skousen|Skousen]] thinks it should be merged with Amalekites to be spelled Amlicites in all instances.
 
General Summary: [[Royal J. Skousen|Skousen]] thinks it should be merged with Amalekites to be spelled Amlicites in all instances.

Revision as of 17:53, 12 May 2014

Variant spelling of AMLICITES

Amlikites

Alma 2:11
P: Amlikites
1830-1981: Amlicites
Alma 2:12
P: Amlikites
1830-1981: Amlicites

Discussion: Probably also Amlikites in O, "which would suggest that Joseph Smith pronounced Amlicites (as well as its base morpheme, the name AMLICI) with a /k/ sound rather than with the /s/ sound proposed in the Pronouncing Guide at the back of the 1981 [LDS] edition" (ATV 3:1605). This seems to be supported by other BofM names like AMALEKI, AMULEK, etc.

Acceptability: Scribal error; Amlicites correct form, but pronounced as Amlikites.

Source: ATV 3:1605-9.

General Summary: Skousen thinks it should be merged with Amalekites to be spelled Amlicites in all instances.

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