Parallel Gallery
and Journal

Siting the Body
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Etymological roots are indicated by the sign ç.

Language groups are as follows: SKT: Sanscrt; E: Egyptian; HB: Hebrew; GK: Greek; L: Latin; AS: Anglo Saxon; ME: Middle English; OHG: Old High German; G: German; OFR: Old French; FR: French; IT: Italian; ICL: Icelandic; N: Nordic; SW: Swedish.

GK: soma = the body as a sound whole - from saos = safe, saved, delivered, protected; be whole - cf. soter = saviour, deliverer; soteria = deliverance, rescue; sophrosune = safe and sound in mind, temperate, sober, sane, moderate; sussomos = joint body, fellow members (see GK: sun- = union, completeness; sema = sign, mark; semeion = sign, token).