The Torah compilers thought that its name derived from a
Hebrew word meaning "confused," when in fact it derived from an Akkadian word
meaning "gate of Gods." What place is it?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics (meaning), linguistics, neologism, idiom, word origin, syntax, dialect, lexicon (vocabulary), diction, pidgin, synonym, antonym, homonym, cant, argot, lingo, and redundancy.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
In Hebrew beel-bel means "confused." The name
Babylon derives from the Akkadian
Bab-ilani, the gate of the gods (from
bab, gate, and ilani, the plural of ilu, god)
Please note that these are draft questions for the board game MooT.
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