Origin of English word BITS

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The word BITS is addressed in the entry: BIT

English Word


Edenic Word


Hebrew Word







[BD → BT]


Computer BITS and BITES help one to under­stand BIT and BITE as terms of separateness. The IE “root” for BIT and BITE is bheid (to split).

בדל    BaDahL is to separate, detach, isolate (Genesis1:6, 7);    בדד BaDahD means solitary, alone (Lamentations1:1).  Exodus30:34 offers   בד בדד BahD B'BHahD ("of each") - which implies BIT by BIT .     לבד L’BHahD means alone, separate or only.   בתר   BeTeR (to divide) and   בדר BaDaR (to scatter – Biblical Aramaic) are similar bilabial-dental-liquid opposites… in the common, manner peculiar to the matter-antimatter of Edenic (more BTR below).    בצר BaTSaR is to cut or crop off.  One more bilabial-dental word of detachment is      בצע BeeTSa [A]h,  cutting off.


BahT (child, daughter, suburb) is a prefix of diminution. It cuts a sound down to a BahT QoaL (a Hebrew echo is literally “the child of a sound”). It cuts a smile down to a BahT TS[K]HoaQ (smile – literally “the child of a laugh”).   A BahT or BahTH (liquid measure)  is 1/10 of a GHoaMeR (homer). PETITE and PETTY re­late here as BT or PT terms of reduction, as clearly as BITTY  (in itty bitty) belongs here.

Follow the Bet- Tahf / BT common sub-root in the following words:  BaTaH is excision (Isaiah 5:6), BaTaL is separated in Arabic,  BaTahR is to dissect or cut in two (Genesis 15:10) and BeeTaiQ (Ezekiel 16:40)  are dissection and cutting off. A  BeTeR is a piece, part, or cut (of animal flesh) as in the BRiT (pact, "brith") of the  BiTaRiM  (bits, halves). This primary covenant was set or literally cut in Genesis 15:10.

The Indo-European “root” bheid includes ABET, BAIT, BATEAU, BEETLE, BITT, BITTER, BOAT, -FID, FISSION and FISSURE.

Basque was once a celebrated isolate, a language with no affinities. But their word for “one” is bat.

Bilabial-dental “small” terms may link up to the PD child words at PEDIATRICIAN. Like-sounding words of the world for itty BITTY things that reverse to dental-bilabials include: Basque ttippi (small), Dravidian (Asian India) has several words like SantaIi tupa  (short, dwarfish), and Amerind has Iroquois diwa[tsa] (small) and Mayan dialects like    Huascateca  tzipi[l], Ixil  tz’up and Pmam tzapi[t] (all meaning “small.” – Fernando Aedo )

  Japanese betsu-betsu (apart), betu (distinct), and betubetu (separately) all reflect Edenic the B-T distintiveness seen at DIVIDED.    More B- T isolation  at: BAT, BUT, PIECE and "WIDOW.

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