Ani-Anti / Ani Anti Variant
Ani-Anti / Ani Anti - Variant Spelling
- Alma 21:11
1: Anianti > Ani Anti >+ Ani-Anti 1852 1879 1888 1902-1907 1911 1920 1981
A: Ani-anti 1830 – 1849 1858W RLDS 1908
Discussion: Cowdery first spelled it as Anianti, immediately changed it to Ani Anti, later inserted a hyphen to become Ani-Anti in 1; set by the 1830 compositor to Ani-anti in A. There is evidence that Anti is a distinct morpheme, as in Anti-Nephi-Lehi. The hyphen is used as in the names Shear-jashub and Maher-shalal-hash-baz, which do not have their following words capitalized because they are sentences in Hebrew.
Acceptability: Skousen accepts Ani-Anti
Source: ATV 4:2037 , 5:3330-31