Difference between revisions of "NIMROD"

From Book of Mormon Onomasticon
Jump to: navigation, search
m
Line 14: Line 14:
 
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.
 
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.
  
'''N<small>IMROD</small>''' is a [[JAREDITES|J<small>AREDITE</small>]] [[Geographical Name|GN]] and PN that may be Semitic in origin: cf. [[HEBREW|H<small>EBREW</small>]] ''marad'' "to rebel"; Arabic ''marada'' "to be bold and audacious in acts of rebellion and disobedience"; Geez ''marada'' "to run strenuously; to attack."
+
'''N<small>IMROD</small>''' is a [[JAREDITES|J<small>AREDITE</small>]] [[Geographical Name|GN]] and [[Personal Name|PN]] that may be Semitic in origin: cf. [[HEBREW|H<small>EBREW</small>]] ''marad'' "to rebel"; Arabic ''marada'' "to be bold and audacious in acts of rebellion and disobedience"; Geez ''marada'' "to run strenuously; to attack."
  
 
<div style="text-align: right;"> [[Robert F. Smith|RFS]] </div>
 
<div style="text-align: right;"> [[Robert F. Smith|RFS]] </div>

Revision as of 04:47, 14 November 2014

Jaredite PN 1. JAREDITE valley name (Ether 2:1, 4)
Jaredite GN 2. JAREDITE ruler (Ether 7:22 (x2))

Etymology

Until a possible language origin for JAREDITE can be determined, all suggestions for etymologies of JAREDITE names must remain more speculative than substantive.

NIMROD is a JAREDITE GN and PN that may be Semitic in origin: cf. HEBREW marad "to rebel"; Arabic marada "to be bold and audacious in acts of rebellion and disobedience"; Geez marada "to run strenuously; to attack."

RFS

Variants

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐤𐐆𐐣𐐡𐐉𐐔 (nɪmrɒd)

Notes