Origin of English word BRETHREN

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English Word

BRETHREN

Edenic Word

(A[K]H)eeYM

Hebrew Word

אח)ים

Transliteration

(Aleph-Het) + Yod-Mem

Pronounciation

(akh)-EEM

Conversion

[YM → EN]

Roots

Traced only to Anglo-Saxon -an, the -EN plural suffix of words like OXEN and CHILDREN matches the common Hebrew plural suffix  ם - -ee M.   אח AhK[H] is a brother;   אחים AhK[H]eeYM is bretheren.


Branches

When writing the plural of CHERUB, borrowed from  KROOBH (winged heavenly being - Ezekiel1:5-11), both cherubim and cherubin appear in Eng­lish translations of the Bible. Men X447 is a plral suffix in Chinese.


Related Words

MYSTERY



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