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The root Z-M-R and Politicians

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Dec 10, 2021 at 08:58

Thank you and very good citation. I hope Dr. Pipes would include it in the article.

However, it does not surprise me in the least. If you google his name you will find many articles, as far back as 2010 with the "mantra": "His name is from the Berber language and it means olive/olive tree." This to me raises red flags after all why would the average reader be interested in the etymology of his name. And no one seem to ask him if his name is Semitic (which I do believe it is) and not from Tamazight language. This could be the result of a perfect storm of total ignorance, of those that conduct these interviews, of the Semitic languages (and in this case: Hebrew, Syriac/Aramaic and Arabic) and their root system as well as Tamazight language. And Mr.Zemmour being a politician he will do what ever what would help him to get elected and nothing is wrong with that. Or it would benefit him more if he is a Berber/Amazigh and his name in from Tamazight rather than being a Semitic name.

Never trust politicians!

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