Earth

~ EARTH  start see> GE
^u       id+ | TERRA as in TERRIFIC TERRITORY |
  id+ | GAIA as in GEA GEOGRAPHY |
  id+ | SPHERE  GLOBE |
  id+ | some regard EARTH as GEA thus
        a LIVING ORGANISM |
  note implication
        CONTINUANCE MAY BE THREATENED BY
  WHICHEVER AND WHOMEVER ANNIHILATES ANY SPECIES
  SINCE THE SAME CAUSE or ACTION
  MAY CONTRIBUTE TO THE ANNIHILATION OF
  OTHER SPECIES INCLUDING HUMANITY
  lit+ " CONSTANTLY REGARD THE UNIVERSE
         AS ONE LIVING BEING
  HAVING ONE SUBSTANCE AND ONE SOUL ...
  NATURE HAS HAD REGARD IN EVERYTHING
  NO LESS TO THE END THAN TO THE BEGINNING
  AND THE CONTINUANCE " from
  Marcus AURELIUS [#]
  in Aurelian Books III and VIII  [72] [74]
  etym> links EARTH with BEING  FAMILY  COUNTRY
  gr ERA   = EARTH                    sug> DIRT
  Armenian   ERKIR     idem           sug> AEON
  sp         ERA       TO BE  from    sug> EPOCH
             SER       A BEING        sug> BEAST
             SEMIA     FAMILY
             ZEMLA     EARTH  TERRITORY
             ZEMLAK    COUNTRYMEN
  old ger    HEIMA     HOME
             HEIMR     VILLAGE  FARM  FAMILY
  lat        TERRA     DRY LAND       sug> TERRESTRIAL
  sp       TERREMOTO EARTHQUAKE     sug> TERROR
  sp       TIERRA    WORLD          sug> TERRARIUM
           TIERRA    EARTH          sug> SOIL
           MUNDO     WORLD or       sug> TERRACE
                     MUNDANE
         INMUNDO     FILTHY
  eng     EARTHY     WORLDLY also
                     EROTIC
                     ARDOR
                     PEDESTRIAN
  bulg      ZEMYA    EARTH and
                     WHERE EARTH TOUCHES THE SKY
        KRAIZEMYA    HORIZON
  ukr       ZEMLA    EARTH  GROUND
            ZEMLAK   COMPATRIOT  HE or
                     SHE WHO SHARE THE SAME LAND
  bulg  KRAISVET     PLOW  CUT THE EARTH
  ukr   KRAI         CUT or COUNTRY
            SVIT     WORLD or UNIVERSE
            SVITLO   LIGHT
           OSVITA    EDUCATION or WORLDLY VISTAS
  lat        VITA    VITAL  LIFE
             VISTA   VISION
  sp    ARAR         TILL
  eng   ARABLE       TILLABLE
  ukr   ORATY        TILL
  hx> THE ANCIENT KNEW THE EARTH WAS A SPHERE
      later THE VATICAN DENIED SUCH FACT
  FOR AS LONG AS IT COULD
  myth> EARTH represented by GAEA or TERRA
  lit+ " ... OF BODIES CHANGED
         TO OTHER FORMS ...
  IN ONE CONTINUOUS SONG
  FROM NATURE'S FIRST REMOTE BEGINNINGS ...
  NATURE WAS FIRST ...
  ALL ONE
  WELL NAMED ... CHAOS
  A RAW AND UNDIVIDED MASS
  NAUGHT BUT A LIFELESS BULK ...
  ELEMENTS COMPRESSED TOGETHER ...
  NO SUN ...
  NO WAXING MOON ...
  NOT IN THE AMBIENT AIR YET HUNG THE EARTH ...
  NOTHING KEPT ITS FORM ...
  ALL OBJECTS WERE AT ODDS ...
  COLD ESSENCE FOUGHT WITH HOT ...
  THIS STRIFE A GOD
  WITH NATURE'S BLESSING SOLVED ...
  EACH FROM THE BLIND HEAP FREED ...
  APPROPRIATE IN PEACE AND HARMONY ...
  REDUCED THE PRIMAL MATTER
  AND PRESCRIBED ITS SEVERAL PARTS
  THEN FIRST TO MAKE THE EARTH
  EVEN ON EVERY SIDE
  HE ROUNDED IT
  INTO A MIGHTY SPHERE ..."
  from Metamorphoses by OVID [13] book i,1
  myth> THE EARTH WAS CREATED BY GODS    sug> DIVINE
        WITH THE HELP OF THE DEVILS      sug> DUAL
  cont> see> CLIMATE
  note that in English EARTH is
       degraded as per
  see> DIRT   see> SOIL
  hx> in contrast other viewed
      EARTH as PURE and DIVINE
  hx> EARTH WAS VENERATED BY THE INCAS
      in Quechua PACHA MAMA or MOTHER EARTH    for MATTER
  TATA  INTAI was the CELESTIAL BEING or SPIRIT
  hx> A BULGARIAN PLOWMAN KISSED THE EARTH
      BEFORE WOUNDING IT BY PLOWING and so did
  THE POLISH POPE JOHN PAUL II
  WHEN STEPPING ON THE GROUND WHEN VISITING A NEW COUNTRY
  perhaps "DIRT" and "SOIL" for EARTH
          IMPLIES AN ANGLO-SAXON is an
          ARROGANT CONTEMPT TOWARD NATURE or
  WILDERNESS PERHAPS ORIGINATING IN
  IDEAS LINKED WITH                sug> BEAST
  BIBLICAL INTERPRETATIONS of the "WILDERNESS"
  ply> | AS THE EARTH IS DENUDED   sug> SCRAP
         BY HUMAN ENTERPRISES      sug> SCRAPE
  THE LAND BECOMES SOILED          sug> DEFILED
  BY HUMAN LANDSCAPES |            sug> PANORAMA
  biol> FROM AFAR THE EARTH        sug> ORGANIZED
        SEEMS "ALIVE"              sug> ORGAN
  CAN IT IS EASIER TO PERCEIVE IT AS AN ORGANISM
  sug> LIVE LIVER LIFE
  sug> TERRA leads to TERRACE  TERRAIN  TERRIER
       TERRITORY  TUREEN  INTERMENT
  MEDITERRANEAN  SUBTERRANEAN  TURMERIC etc
  GAEA leads to GEOGRAPHY  GRAPHIC  etc
  cont> see> TERRA
  see> DIRT
  see> SOIL
      

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