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|ONITAH  PN of royal pedigree, from Ham; father of three virgins ([http://lds.org/scriptures/pgp/abr/1.11?lang=eng#10 Abraham 1:11])
 
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Possibly hypothetical Egyptian *''ʼIwn(w)-tЗ'' “Heliopolis-land,” since Hebrew transliterates both words as ʼ''ōn'' (Genesis 41:45,50, 46:20; Coptic ''ōne''<ref>On probable Coptic ''ōne'', see Černý, ''Coptic Etymological Dictionary'', 356.</ref> ) and ''ta'' (as in ''Taḥpěnēs'', Jeremiah 2:16 = Egyptian GN ''TЗ-ḥt-pЗ-nḥsy'').
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There is also Egyptian ''wnt3'', as part of a canal name near the first cataract, and ''wnt'' as a district name in the ''Book of the Dead''.<ref>Budge, ''Book of the Dead'', 975.</ref>
  
 
Val Sederholm suggests Middle Egyptian PN ''ˁndi'' “Sound, Hale.”<ref>Citing H. Ranke, ''Die aegyptischen personennamen'' I 70, 11-12; 72, 8-9; Gardiner, ''EG'', Sign-List V26, online at http://valsederholm.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-royal-name-onitah-in-lds-book-of.html .</ref>
 
Val Sederholm suggests Middle Egyptian PN ''ˁndi'' “Sound, Hale.”<ref>Citing H. Ranke, ''Die aegyptischen personennamen'' I 70, 11-12; 72, 8-9; Gardiner, ''EG'', Sign-List V26, online at http://valsederholm.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-royal-name-onitah-in-lds-book-of.html .</ref>
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'''Bibliography'''
[[Category:Pearl of Great Price Names]]
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Černý, Jaroslav. ''Coptic Etymological Dictionary''.  Cambridge Univ. Press, 1976

Revision as of 05:13, 16 February 2018

Pearl of Great Price PN 1. ONITAH PN of royal pedigree, from Ham; father of three virgins (Abraham 1:11)

Possibly hypothetical Egyptian *ʼIwn(w)-tЗ “Heliopolis-land,” since Hebrew transliterates both words as ʼōn (Genesis 41:45,50, 46:20; Coptic ōne[1] ) and ta (as in Taḥpěnēs, Jeremiah 2:16 = Egyptian GN TЗ-ḥt-pЗ-nḥsy).

There is also Egyptian wnt3, as part of a canal name near the first cataract, and wnt as a district name in the Book of the Dead.[2]

Val Sederholm suggests Middle Egyptian PN ˁndi “Sound, Hale.”[3]

Variant On-i-tas

Notes


  1. On probable Coptic ōne, see Černý, Coptic Etymological Dictionary, 356.
  2. Budge, Book of the Dead, 975.
  3. Citing H. Ranke, Die aegyptischen personennamen I 70, 11-12; 72, 8-9; Gardiner, EG, Sign-List V26, online at http://valsederholm.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-royal-name-onitah-in-lds-book-of.html .

Bibliography


Černý, Jaroslav. Coptic Etymological Dictionary. Cambridge Univ. Press, 1976