Origin of English word FURY

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English Word

FURY

Edenic Word

[E]BHRaH

Hebrew Word

עברה

Transliteration

Ayin-Bhet-Resh-Hey

Pronounciation

EV-rah

Conversion

[EVRH → FURY]

Roots

FURY has no Indo-European “root”.  There is no etymon known older than Latin  furia, rage and furere, to be mad.  The Greek stage FURIES were terrible female spirits with permanent bad hair days, but no Greek etymon is offered.

עברה [E]BHRaH is fury or wrath in Isaiah 16:6. Bet-Resh has softened to FR here, just as both BURN and FIRE are from Bet-Resh – see BURN.


Branches

WR is also available from our burning Bet-Resh etymon – see WRATH.

Related are FURIAL, FURIBUND,  FURIOSAMENTE  or just FURIOSO ( musical directions), FURIOUS (French furieux)  and FUROR (furia in Italian).  “Angry” in  Danish and Swedish is vred, from our Bhet-Resh etyymon or see RED.


Related Words

WRATH



Mee   6/14/2014 7:43:00 AM
διὰ πυρὸς ἦλθε ἑτέρῳ λέχεϊ she raged furiously against the other partner of the bed, E.Andr.487 (lyr.); “διὰ πυρὸς ἔμολον ματρί” Id.El.1183 (lyr.); “σωθήσεται οὕτω δὲ ὡς διὰ πυρός” 1 Ep.Cor.3.15 http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.04.0057:entry=pu=r

Me   6/14/2014 7:33:00 AM
Is a link with Greek pur (fire) out of the question? The Latin name for the Furies could be built upon that association between wrath and fire? If not, why not?

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