Origin of English word ATTENUATE

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The word ATTENUATE is addressed in the entry: EXTEND


English Word

EXTEND

Edenic Word

NaDTaH

Hebrew Word

נטה

Transliteration

Noon-Tet-Hey

Pronounciation

Nut-AH

Conversion

[NT → TN]

Roots

EXTEND is from Indo-European “root” ten (to stretch).  Latin tendere is to stretch.

נטה N aD TaH means to extend or "stretch out" (Exodus10-12 - NT → TN).


Branches

The AHD did well with cognates like TEND , TENDER (see ENDOW),  TENDON, TENSE, TENTTENEMENT, TENET, TENDRIL, TENON, TENORCognates include ABSTAIN, ATTENUATE, CONTAIN, CONTEND, CONTINUE, DETAIN, DISTEND, ENTERTAIN, EXTENSION, INTEND, LIEUTENANT, MAINTAIN, OBTAIN, OSTENSIBLE, PERTAIN, PRETEND, RETAIN, SITAR, SUSTAIN, TENABLE TENACIOUS, TENANT, , TENUOUS, TENURE, and THIN. For a TN antonym: (...) T(S)AN(OOM) means meager, shrunken). Another approach to the “ten” holding terms at TINE.


Related Words

TONIC



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