Origin of English word MEASURE

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English Word

MEASURE

Edenic Word

MiSOORaH

Hebrew Word

משורה

Transliteration

Mem-Sin-Vav-Resh-Hey

Pronounciation

MIH-SOOR-AH

Conversion

[MSURH]

Meaning

measure

Roots

Latin mitiri (to measure) and Indo-European “root” me (to measure) are the given sources of MEASURE.

MiSOORaH ("measure"- Leviticus19:35) offers a superior etymon. MaYSaR means diameter.


Branches

See METER and MOON for better etymons for these alleged cognates of MEASURE.


Bible Verses

Leviticus 19:35 לא־תעשׂו עול במשׁפט במדה במשׁקל ובמשׂורה׃

“Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure.”


Strong

(4884)

Related Words

METER,MOON



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