Origin of English word CAR

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English Word

CAR

Edenic Word

KHaR

Hebrew Word

כר

Transliteration

Khaf-Resh

Pronounciation

KHAR

Conversion

[K-R]

Meaning

saddle pillow, furniture

Roots

1) Whether or not it's running, CAR is supposed to derive from Latin currere (to run), from the Indo-European “root” kers (to run).

The CAR of an elevator or an air balloon doesn't run any­where, but is the name of the riding compartment or cab. It is therefore quite possible that words like CAR, CHARIOT and CARGO originate from an ancient term for the CARGO or passenger area of a vehicle.  Not to put the CART before the horse, camel riding and lading must have preceded even the crudest of CARRIAGES. Thus   כר  KHaR or KAR ("saddle pillow," "furniture") seems a good etymon for CAR.  The poor translations of this term in Genesis31:34  have been updated.  We can now picture Rachel stashing her CARGO of stolen idols in a palanquin, a saddle com­partment with awnings and curtains set atop her camel.  A similar rriding compartment was made for riding elephants.

2)   CAR words also deserve more moving etymons.

Double   כר   KHaR  to get    כרכרה     KiRKaRaHA (carriage), translated "dromedary" in Isaiah66:20.   The dromedary is the fastest of camels, not unlike a COURSING COURSER (fast horse) that a  COURIER might ride. .     K-R running words include  כרר   KaRahR (to move round, to turn in a circle, כרכר    KiRKeR (to turn about – II Samuel 6:14) and .   כרע    KaR[A]h  ( knee, leg – Leviticus 1:13


Branches

The Indo-European “root” kers (to run) includes CHARGE, CORRIDOR, COURSE, CURSIVE, CONCOURSE, CONCUR, DISCOURSE, EXCURSION, HUS­SAR, INTERCOURSE, OCCUR, INCUR, PRECURSOR, RE­CUR, SUCCOR, CAR, CAREER, CARGO, CARICATURE, CARRY, CHARGE, CHARIOT (see CHARIOT), CARPENTER, and more.

Fearhas MacFhionnlaigh (FM)  cites the word carbad from Dwelly's Gaelic Dictionary:. Its meanings are:

1. Chariot, coach, chaise. 2 Waggon. 3 Litter. 4 Bier. 5 Any pleasure vehicle. (including some C-R boats.)

Most important is the link between chairs, riding com partments and vehicles. There are C-R wagon, chariot and cart words in Irish and Gaelic, but those made from wicked  seem better linked to CRIB.

  Pumping the   כרע KeR[A] (knee – Exodus 12:9) is running. Guttural-liquid-guttural knees include Eskimo sirkrok and Hawaaian koli. See the second approach at CORRIDOR.

 For other running etymons,   חרוץ   KHaROOTS ("bestir" in 1ISamuel5:24) is a possibility. It is related to  מהר    MAHaiR (hurry – see HURRY).

The wheel,    גלגל GaLGaL, and cart,  עגלה [A]GaLaH (wagon in Numbers7:3),  are merely Grimm's Law changes away from our CAR.

   KR wheel-spinning etymons include: סחר  $aK[H]aR  (to go around, circu­late, reel),      כרך   KoRaKH (to roll),    כרכור  KeeRKOOR (whirl, circle) and כרכר     KeeRKaR (top, distaff, spindle).  The Edenic Gimel-Lamed wheel powers  many Indo-European wheels, like the Ukranian kolo.

Cognates of CAR not mentioned above include CAREER, CARICATURE, CARIOLE, CARRY, CORRIDOR, COURIER, COURSE, CURRENT, DISCOURSE, EXCURSION, HUSSAR, INCUR, INTERCOURSE, OCCUR (see OCCUR), PRECURSOR, RECOURSE, RECUR and SUCCOR (see SUCCOR).

קרון QaR OAN is now thw word for  a wagon, street car or railroad car.  Another Aramaic and Hebrew term to consider is    גרגר GaRaR (to pull).    גררה   GiRaRaH is a snow CARRIAGE or sleigh.  For the riding compartment seat, the CHAIR, our Khaf-Resh etymon does fine – see CHAISE.

See ACCELERATE, CYCLE HURRY and OCCUR.


Bible Verses

Genesis 31:34 ורחל לקחה את־התרפים ותשׂמם בכר הגמל ותשׁב עליהם וימשׁשׁ לבן את־כל־האהל ולא מצא׃

“Now Rachel had taken the images, and put them in the camel's furniture, and sat upon them. And Laban searched all the tent, but found them not.”


Strong

(3733)

Related Words

SCOUR



Eli   10/8/2015 5:12:00 AM
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