theophoric


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theophoric

(ˌθɪəˈfɒrɪk)
adj
(Theology) having the name of a god embedded in something, such as a name
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Some considered that this name is either descriptive or theophoric.
The god Resheph is mentioned in documents and appears as a theophoric element in personal names from the mid-third millennium until the end of the first century BCE.
The key to solving this "ugly" puzzle is to be found in the newly arrived theophoric names in contemporary China, introduced largely from Iranian-speaking Central Asia.
13) By the fourth dynasty, 2613-2498 BCE, (14) one regularly finds kings bearing theophoric names incorporating Re's name, and by the fifth dynasty, beginning about 2497 BCE, on accession to the throne, kings regularly assumed a s3-Re name, the Son of Re name, (15) as the fifth name in their titulary.
The recognition and appreciation of such help is exemplified by the use of personal theophoric names compounded with the name of the divinities.
Still priest of Emesa's god, whose realm included mountains and the sun, he assumed a theophoric name, Elagabalus (or Heliogabalus).
Following the first essay on ancestry, Chen turns to topics as diverse as the legend of Mulan and the linguistic origin of the Chinese unicorn, the relations between kin and the treatment of canines in various Sino-Altaic cultures, the connections between the Huns, the Bulgars, and the Steppe peoples bordering China, Iranian cultural connections, the use of theophoric names in China and their cultural ancestry, and the likely ancestry (both tribal and cultural) of the celebrated Tang dynasty poet Bai Juyi.
Becking hace notar que, a pesar de que hay documentos que atestiguan que la mayor parte de los israelitas siguieron dando a sus hijos nombres que contenian la referencia a Yahveh, sin embargo, parece que la asimilacion cultural y religiosa fue total: "In the Assyrian exile the former Israelites went on to give their children names with YHWH as a theophoric element.
They frequently failed to recognise theophoric morphemes such as [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] yahu and [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 'el.
The absence of God is even recapitulated in the names of both Jewish actors, which are all but theophoric.
Bonnet takes [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] as a translation of the theophoric SM compound meaning "after the father.
Within each pair, the two variants differ in the theophoric element, which is -yahu (Yahweh) in the one case and -el (El) in the other.