Origin of English word CALM

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We think of CALM as serenity, although it primarily is defined as a lack of wind. In Late Latin cauma means the heat of the sun; Greek kauma is heat.  More below. Webster's feels that the term designates the period of rest at midday, bringing Genesis18:1 to life: "And the Lord appeared unto (Abraham). . .in the heat of the day"  חם   K[H]oaM.  חמה   K[H]aMaH is the poetic term for sun

( Isaiah 24:23). חם   K[H]aM means warm or hot.   חמם [K]HaMaiM is to heat up something. Many      ח-מ Het-Mem things are associated with heat: including   חמה K[H]eMAH  (curds, cream, butter), חמיץ    K [H]aMeeYTS (salty, seasoned or “hot”), חמץ  K[H]aMeTS (leavened, fermented) ,   חמר K[H]aMaR (to boil)


.  Emotional, psychological Het-Mem warmth is at AMITY.

Daylight is the hot part of the day, so many languages have a  חם   Het-Mem word for day. Among them is Greek hemera, day, which gives English EPHEMERAL. The Indo-European “root” there is amer, day. Another חם Het-Mem day word is Turkish gun.  (Where gunes means sun.)

Qin , the Maya sun, resembles K[H]aMaH (sun). See the Latin above.

One would expect a Semitic language to have a similar K-M heat word, but Amharic reverses this to muk-at.

Perhaps haima means blood in Greek (whence HEMOPHILIA, HEMORRHAGE and HEMORRHOID) because of blood's warmth – see  ANEMIC. HUMID is traced, perhaps mistakenly, to the Indo-European “root” wegw (wet) instead of an HM root of warmth. "Humid" in Thai is cheun; warm is oon.

K[H]eMAh means to unite, and there are many Het-Mem heat-related CHEMICAL processes, but see CHEMISTRY.        For Het-Mem in warm colors, see HUMUS.

The growing list of guttural-nasals of heat has the following in January, 2010:

Basque okin  =  bake

Chinese cheng = to steam

Finnish kuuma = hot

Greek kauma = heat

Hawaiian  hahana = warm, hot

Latin cauma = the heat of the sun

Maidu Indians of California  hom = boil

Maya qin =  sun; Maya afternoon = o-quin

Spanish/Portug.. quemar/queimar = to burn

Swahili chemsa = boil

Turkish gun =  the heat of the day

Vietnamese cam + to suffer sunstroke, ham is to warm up

Bible Verses

Genesis 18:1 וירא אליו יהוה באלני ממרא והוא ישׁב פתח־האהל כחם היום׃

“And the LORD appeared unto him by the terebinths of Mamre, as he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day;”



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Pirakalathan   4/4/2015 12:35:00 AM
It may be from Tamil aswell.Kall means hot.Tamil is one of the ancient language.

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