|Jaredite PN||1.||JAREDITE king, son of LEVI, father of KISH (Ether 1:19, 20; 10:16, 17)|
Possibly same as Sumerian PN KURUM, 4th dynasty king of Uruk (Erech), ca. 2145 B.C., likely from KÚRUM7, GÚ-RU-UM, KUR7, KURU7 “judge; inspect; decide, pass sentence; lookout, spy” (= Akkadian pa-qá-du-um). Possibly related to Sumerian gurum2, gurumx (IGI.GAR) "inspection; provisions," and gurum2-ak (kurum7-ak) “inspection, check” (= Akkadian piqittu).
Deseret Alphabet: 𐐗𐐄𐐡𐐊𐐣 (koʊrʌm)
Ryan, Patrick, Sumerian Glossary (2008) online at http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Forum/2803/SumerianGlossary.htm .
University of Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary (ePSD) online at http://psd.museum.upenn.edu/epsd/nepsd-frame.html .