Origin of English word VOTE

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English Word

VOTE

Edenic Word

[A][V]oaDT

Hebrew Word

עבט

Transliteration

Ayin-Bhet-Tet

Pronounciation

AH-VOTE

Conversion

[(U)VT]

Roots

Latin votum is a vow; the given IE “root” is wegh(w)h ("to preach or speak solemnly").

The Hebrew  עבוט   [A][V]oaDT (to give or take a pledge - Deuteronomy24:10) returns us to the Latin vow or promise . A VOTIVE is "given or dedicated in fulfillment of a vow or pledge."  עבוט [A][V]OADT (pledge) is the noun form.

A pledge is a security.  בטח BeDTa[K]H means security in Genesis 34:25.


Branches

הבטחה Ha[V]DTa[K]HaH (promise, assurance) and   בטח [V]eDTa[K]H (security) are closely related – see   AFFIDAVIT, BET, FAITH and WED. Cognates of VOTE at Indo-European “root” weg(w)h include DEVOTE, (DEVOUT), VOTARY, (VOTIVE) and VOW

See VETO for antonyms.


Related Words

WED



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