Origin of English word GOAD

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English Word

GOAD

Edenic Word

K[H]oaD

Hebrew Word

חד

Transliteration

Het-Dalet

Pronounciation

KHOAD

Conversion

[KH-D → GD]

Roots

A GOAD is a sharp, pointed stick used in driving oxen. It is also called a GAD.Germanic gaido (goad, spear) is thought to come from a fabricated Indo-European “root” ghei (to propel, prick).    K[H]oaD is an edge or point (Proverbs27:17).  K[H]ahD is sharp (Proverbs 27:17)– see ACUTE..


Branches

GHeeYDOOD is encouragement, arousal. Sharp KD words include  K[H]aiTS (arrow), QOATS (thorn) and [O]aQeTS (prick, sting, point). See CUT, HADDOCK and HASTATE.

A GADFLY provokes by biting, not (as stated) by gadding or roaming around.


Related Words

HASTATE



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