Origin of English word CRUSH

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English Word

CRUSH

Edenic Word

KiR$aiM

Hebrew Word

כרסם

Transliteration

Kahf-Resh-Samekh-Mem

Pronounciation

KEERS-aim

Conversion

[KRS]

Roots

CRUSH is from Old French croiser (to gnash, break). KiR$aiM is to gnaw or devour (Psalms9:14), an extension of that food crusher the KeRe$ (stomach). A better Hebrew etymon, requiring but a G to K change, is GoRa$     (to crush, break - Lamentations3:16).


Branches

More words like CRU(N)CH and GRISLE at GRIST.


Related Words

GRIST



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