Origin of English word KERNEL

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English Word

KERNEL

Edenic Word

KaRMeL

Hebrew Word

כרמל

Transliteration

Kahf-Resh-Mem-Lamed

Pronounciation

CAR-MEL

Conversion

[KRML → KRNL]

Roots

Old English cyrnel (seed) and Indo-European “root” gra-no (grain) match GaR[E]eYN (kernel, seed) and  GaRGaR (grain, etc.). See GRAIN.

Added here is  KaRMeL (rendered "kernel" in Leviticus2:14).


Branches

Of the cognates already cited at GRAIN, GRAM is most suited to an alternative etymon containing an M.


Related Words

GRAIN



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