Origin of English word GALBANUM

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English Word

GALBANUM

Edenic Word

K[H]eLBiNaH

Hebrew Word

חלבנה

Transliteration

Het-Lamed-Bet-Noon-Hey

Pronounciation

KHEL-BEN-AH

Conversion

[KH-L-B+N]

Roots

This bitter Asiatic gum resin (Latin spelling) is from Greek chalbane, an acknowledged borrowing from K[H]eLBiNaH (galbenum, gum - Exodus30:34).


Branches

K[H]aLeBH is fat or lard; GLIB (from a Dutch term for jelly) may be related.   See LIVER.


Related Words

LIVER



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