Origin of English word ART

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English Word


Edenic Word


Hebrew Word







[(Y)-T(S)-R → R-T]


to create


ART is  traced to Indo-European “root” at (to fit together); Latin ars means art, skill or craft.

 A  צ Tsadi/TS can be the source of both S and T, so a Resh-Tsadi  or   צ-ר Tsadi-Resh etymon is a prime suspect.     יצר YoTSeR is to create (Genesis 2:19).   This Tsadi-Resh/ TS-R creativity, reversed to R-S or T, allows for ART or   ars.  The Yod/Y can be a vowel, or it may have been dropped.

     יצר  YayTSeR (imagination, inclined nature – Genesis 6:5). צורה  TSOORaH is a shape, form or arrangement (Ezekiel 43:11).  ART and STYLE ought to be related;  only with Edenics is this evident.   צור  TSOOR is to form, shape or fashion (Exodus 32:4). The sharp flint or stylus for designing is the צר    TSoaR  (Exodus 4:25 – see STYLE).  Shifting liquids (L,R) to צ-ל    Tsadi-Lamed, צלם    TSeLeM is a likeness (Genesis 1:26).  There are similar cognates in Aramaic, Akkadian and Syriac


As usual, most of the“cognates” cited by the American Heritage Dictionary are problemmatic. These include:  ADORN (see ADORE), ARITHMETIC (see ARITHMETIC), INERT (see
”INERT”)   and REASON  (see ROTATE).  The correct cognates include ARTEL, ARTISAN and ARTIST. 

Worldwords for art (same in French)   include arte in Italian, Portuguese and Spanish, while the Rumainian is arta.  Far from these Latinate words is a word for “art” that made the    י-צ Yod-Tsadi/ Y or J-TS   o f our Edenic etymon visible.  In Japanese, which normally drops an end-liquidl, art is geijutsu.

Bible Verses

Genesis 2:19 ויצר יהוה אלהים מן־האדמה כל־חית השׂדה ואת כל־עוף השׁמים ויבא אל־האדם לראות מה־יקרא־לו וכל אשׁר יקרא־לו האדם נפשׁ חיה הוא שׁמו׃

“And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto the man to see what he would call them; and whatsoever the man would call every living creature, that was to be the name thereof.”



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