Origin of English word PRESS

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English Word

PRESS

Edenic Word

PaRahTS

Hebrew Word

פרץ

Transliteration

Pey-Resh-Tsadi

Pronounciation

PAR-U(T)S

Conversion

[P-R-(T)S]

Roots

PRESS is said to be a frequentive of Latin premere (to press).the alleged Indo-European “root” is per (to strike).

 Both פרץ PaRahTS and פצר PaTSahR mean "to press, urge" – see   PESTER and BREACH.


Branches

Cognates of PRESS include COMPRESS, DEPRESS, EXPRESS, IMPRESS, IMPRINT, OPPRESS, PREGNANT, PRESSURE, (the nasalized) PRINT, REPRESS, REPRIMAND, and SUPPRESS.

Purista is to press in Finnish.  For the public, journalistic sort of PRESS – see PROSTITUTE.  For Pey-Resh-Tsadi urgency, see  PRESTO at PRONTO.

PaRaiSH is to make plain (Numbers 15:34).     See PHRASE.


Related Words

PROSTITUTE



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