Tsunami - From Edenics
Tsunami - From Edenics

by Isaac Mozeson

I was asked what does (Japanese) tsunami mean, since people are beginning to know that there's a hidden meaning behind all human words in Edenic (the Lashon Kodesh of Gan Eden before The Tower of Babel).

My response:

Unfortunatly, tsunami is not in my Japanese dictionaries. The "mi" element means sea (umi). Umi is a ringer for Hebrew YaM (sea) -- see the "MIAMI" entry in the e-word CD dictionary.

There is one good possibility for the "tsun" element:

Tsuno is a horn or antler. Korean sanga is ivory. Tama is tooth in Hopi (Uztecan). Sainha means tooth in the language of the Tupi Indians of Amazonian Brazil. More on all these bone-ivory sharp body parts at the "TINE" entry in the e-word CD dictionary (added below). The source is Shin-Noon, SHaiN, tooth in Edenic (Biblical Hebrew -- Ex. 21:24).

This would make tsunami a menacing goring from the sea, a sea-horn as it were. A charging attack, as if the sea were a bull's horn or a buck's antler.

2) A tidal wave is piled up, accumulated, heaped up... these meanings are in Japanese "tsum" words. Tsadi-Mem-Het, TSeMa[K]H means growth and sprouting forth, seen at the "SUMAC" entry.

Tsum is close to the tsun of tsunami, but the only relevant "tsun" word is tsuno (horn, antler).

Is there a solid case for tsuno coming from SHeN (tooth)? Read on and decide.

Here is the "TINE" entry.


ROOTS: Old English tind is the farthest back anyone could trace TINE. A TINE is a sharp, projecting point, a spike or a prong. SNAG's Old Norse and Norwegian roots are defined in much the same way, so a TN or SN
etymon of sharpness is needed. TSaiN is a barb, thorn or briar (Proverbs 22:5); TSaN(eeYN) is a thorn or prick (Numbers 33:55). In this last Biblical verse the Canaanites are called "thorns in your sides" - the "obstacle, difficulty" sense mentioned at SNAG. $NeH is a thornbush (Exodus 3:2); SHeN is a tooth (Exodus 21:24).

BRANCHES: Because the Shin/ S in SHeN can become a T (see "TAURUS"), TINE, TENON, TENACITY, TENACULUM (hooked instrument) and TANG (prong) are all related. TANG and TONGS are cognates at the IE root denk (to bite). IE root dent (tooth) is the source of DENTAL, INDENT, -ODON, TOOTH and TUSK. The Tsadi/ TS and TSaiN easily fits is with the fricative Shin and SHaIN (tooth). Either the Romance and Germanic languages are using TSaiN (thorn) for tooth (as many peoples use Edenic words for hook or grind), or the DENTAL words are from a Shin-to-dental shift via Aramaic. A sharp SNAG is also a broken or irregular tooth, otherwise known as a SNAGGLETOOTH. The toothy PIRANHA fish has a Tupi Indian (Brazil) name, half of it based
on the term sainha (tooth). Since SNAG is a known tooth word, toothy or sharp ivory derivatives of Shin-Noon will have to fit here in this entry:
German Zahn is a tooth. Remove a guttural ending, and German zinke (spike, prong) helps fit ZINC (with a salty "bite") into the picture. TSiNoaRaH (hook, needle) helps us latch onto "ten" terms like TENTACLE. SHiNeeYNaH is a "sharp word" or "taunt." TAUNT, using
words that STIN(G), is another TN term that ultimately belongs here.
Easily related to TSaiN and SHeN is the Italian tusk or fang: zanna. Ivory is sanga in Korean. The same sound and sense appears in Japanese tsuno (horn or antler).

Tama is a tooth for the Comanche and Hopi Indians, providing another distant TN relative for words with the DEN of DENTIST or DENTURE.
Reversing Tsadi-Noon, TS-N, lets us feel NOATS (to prick, puncture, stick in), Na’[A]TS or NaGHaTS is an alternative etymon for GNAT - see "GNAW", while N[A]h’ahTSOOTS (thornbush -- Isaiah 7:29) seems a
likely source of NETTLE and perhaps NEEDLE and NASTY (dangerous - origin unknown). Nahuatl and Egyptian biting and gnawing words begin
with TN; in Uto-Aztecan languages the tooth word is a TM or TN. Korean reverses this for the (hardware) nail: mot.

Post-Babel spin-offs of Edenic Shin-Noon, fricative-nasa, lSheN (tooth) in chart form -- fricatives: CH, S, TS, ) + nasals (M,N):

Edenic (tooth) SH e N
Arabic (tooth) S I N
Chinese (tooth, horn similar) CH ‘ih
English (irregular tooth) S Nag
Finnish (tooth – reversed) S a MMha
German (tooth) Z ah N
Italian (tusk, fang) Z a Nna
Japanese (horn, antler) TS u No
Korean (ivory) S a Nga
Malay (tooth) 10 dialects have this common element rev. S/CH N
Tupi Indian of Brazil (tooth) S ai Nha
Swahili (tooth – J is like SH) J I No
Yiddish (tooth) TS oh N

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