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By Isaac Mozeson

The HEALTH Issue


HEALTH is from חלוץ [K]HeeLOOTS, which, like חיל [K]HaYiL, means strength and vigor.
weakness is חלש [K]HaLaSH. ILL health is חלה [K]HoLeH
HELLO means "be HALE." Being HEALthy or AILing comes from the same place, the same Het-Lamed root is this case.

These built-in opposites offer a glimse into the Mind of an apparent Creator of Speech.
Let's investigate sickness:

SICK TSOAQ Tsadi-Vav-Koof

(T)SOAK________צוק______ _[(T)S-I-K]

ROOTS: SICK means to be troubled or grieved; the American usage stresses ill health. Anglo-Saxon seoc is traced to the Indo-European base seug (distressed); no Indo-European “root” is offered .

צוק TSOAQ and צוקה TSOOKaH mean distress and affliction (Isaiah 30:6; Proverbs 1:27). The verb הציק HayTseeYQ is "to torment" (Deuteronomy 25:55).

BRANCHES: צעק TSah[A]hQ (cry) is an audible companion of SICKNESS, while שקם SHeeQaiM (to rehabilitate) is a fricative-guttural pain reliever.

A CRANKY infant (irritable, considered slang or from British dialect) could be sick -- as suggested by German and Yiddish krank (sick). KR could be from a) the Het-Lamed ח-ל / K[H]-L root of sickness seen at HEALTH or b) a nasalized רך RaKH (weak) – see WEAK.

Tsuku is anguish or pain in Japanese; sakit means both sick or pain in Indonesian. Dutch (ziek), Swedish (sjuk) and Norwegian (syk) "sick" terms support an SK or ZK etymon. In Danish syg, the guttural has shifted to G.

Related ‘sorrow” words inclue Swahili sikitiko, Indonesian dukatjita and tuga in Serbo-Croation.

Be well!

This missive fired from Sderot.

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