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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.
  
 
'''NIMROD''' is a [[JAREDITES|J<small>AREDITE</small>]] 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."
 
'''NIMROD''' is a [[JAREDITES|J<small>AREDITE</small>]] 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."

Revision as of 19:24, 24 June 2013

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