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'''[[Deseret Alphabet]]:''' ๐ฃ๐„๐—๐Š๐ฃ (moสŠkสŒm)
  
 
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Lehite GN 1. City which sank into the sea, ca. 30 AD (3 Nephi 9:7)

Etymology

Cf. Hebrew maqลm, โ€œplace, station, town, villageโ€ = Arabic maqฤm, also known from Syriac, Ethiopic and Phoenician with the same meaning; however the vowel shift is rather dramatic (RFS, JAT, JH).

Perhaps from Mayan mo'-k'u'-um "macaw nest" (MW, JG).[1]

Cf. Book of Mormon JACOM, CUMORAH, CUMENI, CUMENIHAH, KUMEN, KISHKUMEN, et al.

Variants

Deseret Alphabet: ๐ฃ๐„๐—๐Š๐ฃ (moสŠkสŒm)

Notes


  1. โ†‘ Erik Boot, A Preliminary Classic Maya-English/English-Classic Maya Vocabulary of Hieroglyphic Readings (2002), 59; Cecil H. Brown and Soren Wichmann, "Proto-Mayan Syllable Nuclei," International Journal of American Linguistics 70/2 (2004): 177. The -um ending is attached to words dealing with birds.