Origin of English word CORNER

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Angular extremity


CORNER is from Latin cornu, a horn or projecting point, QeReN is a horn, corner or extending ray. Neither the holy altar nor Moses had horns coming out of them. For the "horns" given Moses by Michelangelo see CORONA.

In Leviticus27:2 - "make horns for it on its four corners"- it is a CORNICE (molding atop a wall or building) or a QUOIN (external corner of a building) that is meant by קרן QeReN.  QUOIN, pronounced "kwoin,"  is a slight corruption of   קרן QeReN.  The Koof-Resh/QR hard core of   קרן QeReN is at UNICORN.  See COIN.


GORE and GROINED are CORNICULATE terms or CORNER words. In the talmud, Q'RaNOA(S) are street corners. Polish reverses to rog, which means "horn" and "corner" as well. A corner is an extremity; extreme is krainye.  Welsh corners are cyrion. Japanese hikari precisely means a ray or beam of light, like the QeReN which is QoaReN (radiating light, shining).  Spanish corner, rincon, is an M231 of QRN.     

See  GROIN for more corners;  see UNICORN for animal horns.  The concept of “corners,” of  side extensions, are natural  extentions of the growths on the sides of animals with horns.  Some animals, like the ant, have that head-extension in the front (antennae)  Thus vertical antlers are different that horizontal Q’RaNoT or HORNS. For  nasal-dental “front” words displaying similar sense development as our CORNERS-QeReN, see “ANTE.”

Obsolete English hern is a corner.  Koof/Q can shift to a soft guttural H (see HEAD). Old Teutonic hurnjon is linked to words meaning “horn.”  QeReN unites corners and horns.

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