Origin of English word CARDIO

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English Word


Edenic Word


Hebrew Word









to tremble with fear


The Indo-European “root” kerd means heart.  It just does. There is never a reason WHY a word means  what is does in the secular linguistics realm of blind faith, or mere words sounded out for agreed-upon  usage. The Latin heart is cordis, often shortened to cor. Even in an actual language, there is  no reason WHY the KRD sound means heart. The Edenic K[H]aReD means to tremble.

That’s WHY it means HEART.  Even when not agitated by emotion, the HEART is the trembler.

In Genesis 27:33 Isaac has a Het-Resh-Dalet seizure of trembling.

 As for the sound, as well as sense, the Edenic Het, K or H, more naturally permits both CARDIO  and HEART (of course Dentals D and T interchange).

 Hear more R-dental beating at RATTLE.


CORDIAL and CORDATE (heart-shaped) are cognates.   The literally

 HEARTFELT emotions made ancients consider the HEART as the seat

 of emotions. Those who tremble in belief do not feel HORRID emotions.  They have abundant

 CREDENCE in their faith or CREED. The fervently Orthodox in Israel are called K[H]aReDiM

 (tremblers, or those with religious CREDENTIALS). Typically, the (Ashkenazi) German Herz (heart)

 hardens to (Sephardi) forms like Modern Greek kardia, Latin cor and French coeur (whence COURAGE

 or having heart) and Spanish corezon.  The Irish heart is cride; Irish belief is similar – which is why CARDIO and CREDENCE are simiar – see CREED.  Scandinavian hearts are quite Germanic, but Slavic

 hearts dare to have some scrambled variations like the Czech srdce.  In Japanese, kowai means

 to be afraid.  The HEART is the trembler, and hearts beat all the more in the chests of the COWARD.       


Bible Verses

Genesis 27:33 ויחרד יצחק חרדה גדלה עד־מאד ויאמר מי־אפוא הוא הצד־ציד ויבא לי ואכל מכל בטרם תבוא ואברכהו גם־ברוך יהיה׃

“And Isaac trembled very exceedingly, and said: ‘Who then is he that hath taken venison, and brought it me, and I have eaten of all before thou camest, and have blessed him? yea, and he shall be blessed.’”



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