[b-hebrew] Karnaim

Ken Penner pennerkm at mcmaster.ca
Fri Nov 12 11:47:42 EST 2004


I see a reference by Sokoloff to The Chicago Assyrian Dictionary's Akkadian
QARNU as "an excrescense on the head." But I don't have the context of the
statement, which might indicate whether this was a skin growth or a more
conventional "horn".

Ken

> But it does look to me as if the data from other languages 
> suggests the meaning "horn". Cognates are found in Akkadian, Arabic, 
> Ethiopic, Phoenician and Aramaic ...




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