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'''Etymology'''
 
'''Etymology'''
  
Until a possible language origin for [[JAREDITES|J<small>AREDITE</small>]] can be determined, all suggestions for etymologies of [[JAREDITES|J<small>AREDITE</small>]] names must remain more speculative than substantive.
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Until possible language affinities for [[JAREDITES|J<small>AREDITE</small>]] names can be determined, all suggestions for etymologies of [[JAREDITES|J<small>AREDITE</small>]] names must remain more speculative than substantive. With that caveat, the onomasticon does offer etymologies for some [[JAREDITES|J<small>AREDITE</small>]] names, especially if it is possible that some [[JAREDITES|J<small>AREDITE</small>]] names were translated into [[NEPHITE(S)|N<small>EPHITE</small>]], or were otherwise related to one or more Semitic languages.
  
Sumerian lib "(to be) rich, well-off; high quality; (to be) happy" = Akkadian ''hadû'', ''hidiātu'', ''râšu'', ''rāšû'', ''rīšātu''.<ref>e''Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary''.</ref>
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The [[Personal Name|PN]] '''L<small>IB</small>''' may derive from the Sumerian ''lib'' “(to be) rich, well-off; high quality; (to be) happy” = Akkadian ''hadû'', ''hidiātu'', ''râšu'', ''rāšû'', ''rīšātu''.<ref>[[Electronic Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary|e''Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary'']], s.v. lib.</ref> '''L<small>IB</small>''' may also derive from a Semitic source, e.g., Akkadian ''libbu'', ''lib-bi'' “heart, center” (loanword into Sumerian ''lib'' “inner body; heart.”<ref>[[Electronic Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary|e''PSD'']], s.v. lib.</ref> = Ugaritic ''lb'', Hebrew ''lēb'', ''lēbāb'').<ref>Hayim ben Yosef Tawil. ''Akkadian Lexical Companion'' (Jersey City: KTAV, 2009): 177-184; Patrick R. Bennett, ''Comparative Semitic Linguistics: A Manual'' (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1998), 238-239.</ref> Less likely is the derivation of '''L<small>IB</small>''' from the Sumerian ''lib'' “dazed silence, (deathly) silence; (to be) dazed” = Akkadian ''šaqummatu''; cf. Sumerian ''lib<sub>4</sub>'' “agitate,” and ''lib<sub>4</sub>-lib<sub>4</sub>'' “plunderer.<ref>[[Electronic Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary|e''PSD'']], s.v. lib.</ref>
 
 
Akkadian ''libbu'', ''lib-bi'' “heart, center” (loanword in Sumerian lib "inner body; heart")<ref>e''PSD''.</ref> = Ugaritic ''lb'', [[HEBREW|H<small>EBREW</small>]] ''lēb'', ''lēbāb''.<ref>Tawil, ''Akkadian Lexical Companion'', 177-184; Patrick R. Bennett, ''Comparative Semitic Linguistics: A Manual'' (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1998), 238-239.</ref>
 
 
 
Sumerian lib "dazed silence, (deathly) silence; (to be) dazed" = Akkadian ''šaqummatu'';
 
Cf. Sumerian lib<sub>4</sub> “agitate,” and lib<sub>4</sub>-lib<sub>4</sub> "plunderer."<ref>e''PSD''.</ref>
 
  
 
See [[RIPLAKISH|R<small>IPLAKISH</small>]], [[RIPLIANCUM|R<small>IPLIANCUM</small>]], [[RIPLAH|R<small>IPLAH</small>]]
 
See [[RIPLAKISH|R<small>IPLAKISH</small>]], [[RIPLIANCUM|R<small>IPLIANCUM</small>]], [[RIPLAH|R<small>IPLAH</small>]]
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Latest revision as of 01:39, 21 November 2015

Jaredite PN 1. King (Ether 1:17, 18; 10:18, 19 (x3), 29)
2. Usurper (Ether 14:10 (x2), 11 (x2), 12 (x3), 13, 14, 15 (x2), 16 (x3), 17)

Etymology

Until possible language affinities for JAREDITE names can be determined, all suggestions for etymologies of JAREDITE names must remain more speculative than substantive. With that caveat, the onomasticon does offer etymologies for some JAREDITE names, especially if it is possible that some JAREDITE names were translated into NEPHITE, or were otherwise related to one or more Semitic languages.

The PN LIB may derive from the Sumerian lib “(to be) rich, well-off; high quality; (to be) happy” = Akkadian hadû, hidiātu, râšu, rāšû, rīšātu.[1] LIB may also derive from a Semitic source, e.g., Akkadian libbu, lib-bi “heart, center” (loanword into Sumerian lib “inner body; heart.”[2] = Ugaritic lb, Hebrew lēb, lēbāb).[3] Less likely is the derivation of LIB from the Sumerian lib “dazed silence, (deathly) silence; (to be) dazed” = Akkadian šaqummatu; cf. Sumerian lib4 “agitate,” and lib4-lib4 “plunderer.”[4]

See RIPLAKISH, RIPLIANCUM, RIPLAH

Variants

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐢𐐆𐐒 (lɪb)

Notes


  1. ePennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary, s.v. lib.
  2. ePSD, s.v. lib.
  3. Hayim ben Yosef Tawil. Akkadian Lexical Companion (Jersey City: KTAV, 2009): 177-184; Patrick R. Bennett, Comparative Semitic Linguistics: A Manual (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1998), 238-239.
  4. ePSD, s.v. lib.
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