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'''Etymology'''
 
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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.
  
 
No etymology is suggested. None of the suggestions below appear promising.
 
No etymology is suggested. None of the suggestions below appear promising.

Revision as of 22:47, 10 September 2015

Jaredite GN 1. Old world place on seashore (Ether 2:13). This name is also a PN according to a statement by Joseph Smith. See George Reynolds, Era 8, 705 and Alma P. Burton, Discourses of Joseph Smith (1956), p. 18.

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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.

No etymology is suggested. None of the suggestions below appear promising.

East Aramaic mrʾn, “our land” (RFS). Akkadian *mu-iru, “leader” (RFS). Akkadian kumru, “priest, eunuch-priest” = biblical HEBREW kōmer (RFS). Common Semitic rām, “exalted.”

Even less likely is Reynolds, Commentary on the Book of Mormon, VI, p. 69, Aramaic, mara, “lord” or “master,” or HEBREW mōreh, “teacher.” cume, “to stand up,” and r, “being, making,” ignoring of the n, r is not Semitic and thus would not be used within a Semitic sentence name. In addition, cume is an unrecognizable form; the root is qūm, and does mean *“to stand up.” but an infinitive does not fit. The perfect qām, the imperfect *yaqōm, and the participle qōm and the imperitive *qūm do not provide the solution unless the -er can be explained.

This name is not found in the Book of Mormon but is mentioned as the name of the “brother of JARED” in George Reynolds, Era 8, 705 and Alma P. Burton, Discourses of Joseph Smith (1956), p. 18. The full name is MAHONRI MORIANCUMER. For the latter as a GN in the Book of Mormon see the same.

Cf. Book of Mormon MAHONRI, MORIANTON, MORIANTUM, CORIANTUM, et al.

See also Moriancumer / Morian-cumer Variants

Variants

Morian cumer

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐣𐐄𐐡𐐆𐐈𐐤𐐗𐐆𐐅𐐣𐐇𐐡 (moʊrɪænkɪuːmɛr)

Notes