A Glossary/Index with Annotations and Etymology

For Urantia Book Terminology

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D

Dalamatia (dal ah may' shah). The headquarters city of the Planetary Prince, once situated on the Persian Gulf in Mesopotamia, approximately 500,000 years ago. This city was named after Daligastia. 66:3.1

Etymology: By Chris Halvorson: "the place (-tia) [to stand] together (ama) with (Dal)igastia"

Daligastia (dal i gas' chah). A secondary Lanonandek Son who served as the primary assistant to Caligastia, former Planetary Prince of Urantia. 66:2.2

Etymology: the one who follows the one (“D” after “C”) whose darkness entirely turns him into a non-person. See Caligastia.

By Chris Halvorson: "the one who is next in standing after, and who stands with, Caligastia (since "D" immediately follows "C" in the alphabet); also as a parallel to "Caligastia", "the one who consorts with Caligastia" (dali- < dally = to converse = obs., to consort); as a futher illusion, "the one who is entirely deception" (dali- < dally = to trifle < O.Fr., trufle = diminutive of truffe = deception)"

Dan (like ran). One of the 100 corporeal members of Caligastia's staff (see Ang). Dan headed the group of advisers regarding the conquest of predatory animals. 66:5.7

Danite (dan' ite). A member of that segment of the 100 corporeal members of Caligastia's staff which was headed by Dan. Two Danites discovered the non-sexual liaison which produced the primary midway creatures (see Midwayers). 66:4.10

Daynals (day' nahls). One of three descending orders of revealed Paradise Sons of God. Of origin in the Trinity, they are also known as Trinity Teacher Sons. 20:7.1

Dilmat (dill' maht). An ancient Sumerian city located near the site of an earlier Nodite city, Dilmun, near the Persian Gulf in Mesopotamia. 77:4.6

Dilmun (dill' mun). An ancient Nodite city founded after the submergence of Dalamatia; the racial and cultural headquarters of the descendents of Nod. 77:3.1

Divinington (di vin' ing ton). One of seven sacred satellite spheres of the Father in circuit around Paradise. This world is the Paradise rendezvous of Thought Adjusters. 13:1.4

E

Edentia (e den' chah). The headquarters world of Norlatiadek, the constellation to which our system belongs. 15:7.6

Etymology: The specific, original and/or archetypal (E) edenic (eden) place (-tia).

By Chris Halvorson: "the (eden)ic place (-tia)"

Eber (ee' burr). An officer of the Sanhedrin who, when sent to arrest Jesus after his first temple talk, refused to do so. 162:2.6

Ellanora (ell ah nor' ah). A young woman on the planet of Panoptia whose leadership during the Lucifer Rebellion ensured that not a single Panoptian joined with the planet's apostate Planetary Prince. 53:7.1

Endantum (en dan' tum). The constellation headquarters planet on which Michael experienced his sixth bestowal as a morontia mortal. 119:6.1

Enos (ee' nohs). Grandson of Adam and Eve; son of Seth, Adam and Eve's eldest surviving second garden son; co-founder with Seth and his own son, Kenan, of the Sethite priesthood. 76:3.4

Ensa (en' sah). The name of the minor sector of the superuniverse of Orvonton to which our local universe, Nebadon, belongs (see Orvonton). 15:7.8

Etymology: By Chris Halvorson: "-a = L. noun suffix (first declensiion, nominative) = U.B., general noun suffix, used to indicate teh additional specific meanings of the coined name (shown in brackets below)" "ens = abstract being, existence in teh most general sense" "the [level of] being (The minor sector level is where ascending mortals learn about the true foundation of "being", how reality is fundamentally grounded by the physical universe of universes.)"

Enta (en' tah). One of Jesus' mother Mary's female ancestors. 122:1.2

eternaliter (ee ter nahl' i-ter). A being of eternal existence and nature. 116:3.4

eugenics  This is the only sentence in which the word eugenics appears: "Any civilization is in jeopardy when three quarters of its youth enter materialistic professions and devote themselves to the pursuit of the sensory activities of the outer world. Civilization is in danger when youth neglect to interest themselves in ethics, sociology, eugenics, philosophy, the fine arts, religion, and cosmology." 111:4.4 Also see Eugenics, Race, and The Urantia Book for a comprehensive review of this topic.

Eventod (ee' von tahd). The name by which Michael was known during his fifth bestowal as an ascending mortal on Uversa, headquarters world of the superuniverse of Orvonton. 119:5.1

Eveson (eev' sun). The second-born son of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, born in approximately 35,900 B.C. 74:6.2

F

Fad (like bad). One of the 100 corporeal members of Caligastia's staff (see Ang). Fad headed the faculty on dissemination and conservation of knowledge. He remained loyal to Michael during the rebellion. 66:5.9

fandors (fan' doors). Large birds trained to carry human passengers; became extinct approximately 30,000 years ago. 66:5.6

Fanoving (fan' oh ving). A local universe neighbor of Nebadon. 32:2.12

finaliters (fie nal' i ter). Members of the Mortal Finaliter Corps. The corps consists primarily of beings who are Father-fused and also includes Havona natives and Gravity Messengers. Ascendant mortals become a part of this corps when they have ascended to the sixth stage of spirit being, have become residents of Paradise, and have completed the progressive course in divinity and absonity. 31:0.1

Fonta (fahn' tah). The first female human being, whose initial expression of human will choice occurred when she was ten years old, in 991,474 B.C. Fonta was killed during an earthquake 32 years later at the age of 42 (see Andon). 63:0.1

Etymology: The specific (F) source or wellspring (font) expressed in an original and/or archetypal manner (a).

By Chris Halvorson: "the first (a) source (font) [for true human offspring]" "-a = L. noun suffix (first declension, nominative) = U.B., general noun suffix, used to indicate the additional specific meanings of the coined name"

Fortant (for' tant). A secondary Lanonandek Son who for 1,900 years served on the staff of Lanaforge, the System Sovereign who replaced Lucifer. Fortant now serves on Jerusem as the bestowal director. 45:3.7

frandalanks (fran' dah lanks). Beings of the order of Master Physical Controllers who function as living gauges of all forms of force-energy in the universes. 29:4.29

 

 

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