Origin of English word BERRY

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English Word

BERRY

Edenic Word

PeReeY

Hebrew Word

פרי

Transliteration

Pey-Resh-Yod

Pronounciation

PERRY

Conversion

[PRY → BRY]

Roots

Any small fruit is a BERRY. The Anglo-Saxon berie (berry, grape) "may be" linked to the Indo-European base bha (to gleam, shine) according to Webster's, even though many berries do not gleam or shine. The AHD is not sure either. They link BERRY to Germanic bazja (berry) with a "perhaps."

  פרי PiReeY (fruit) is the more common pronunciation in the Bible, from Genesis1:29 on, but פרי פרי PeReeY is available in verses like Ecclesiastics2:5 - "I planted every kind of frui.t"


Branches

Where the English changes  from Pey to B, the Sanskrit prefers to change the second letter of  Pey-Resh-Yod.  Berry in Sanskrit is pippali. The last syllable of the Hungarian strawberry, foldiePER, should mean berry.

More at FRUIT.


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