Origin of English word COUNT

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1.  Both COUNT and COMPUTE are inexplicably credited to the Indo-European “root” peu (to cut, strike, stamp).  Both the music and the meaning of this etymology are easily DISCOUNTED.

Whether the sound is like KNT (COUNTING), shifted to the softer HND (HUNDRED), or shifted to a soft-C (CENT, CENTURY),  there is far better sound and sense correspondence with Indo-European “root” dekm (ten).  The trouble here is that D.K.M. has to be rearranged to something more like K.M.D.  …  preferably in the sequence of guttural-nasal-dental.   Such a root would COMPUTE or add up quite nicely.  Sadly for the Eurocentric bean-counters, that root is Edenic.

קמץ QaMahTS is a handful or fistful in Leviticus 2:2.  The universal signal for counting is the flexing of the five or ten fingers of one or both hands.

2.                                                      Another source of COUNT is the verb of measuring and estimating the value of money,   תכן TooKahN of II Kings 12:12 or    תכן   ToaKHeN (fixed amount – Exodus 5:18).  From COUNT to    תכן     Tahf-Kahf-Noon requires an M231 metathesis.

An alternative source for COUNT may be Tahf-Kahf-Noon, in forms like  תכנית  TaKHNeeYT, which means tto weigh, examine and a fixed amount in Ezekiel 28:12 and  43:10.  


A count of the many related cognates would reach one hundred. This is without an ACCOUNT of cognates like German konto.

A “five” word like Frenchcinq  may be from a reverse of  חמש K[H]aMeSH (5) or of  our QaMaTS. See more one-handful (5) COUNTING terms at  QUINTET, and the standard, double-handful (10) terms at MITT.

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