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  •  "Chakra" is related to the English word "wheel" (3+ / 0-)
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    Ojibwa, poco, Ahianne

    Also the word "cycle" (from Greek). Despite their divergent pronunciations, they are all direct descendants of the Proto-Indo-European word *kwékwlos.

    "Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis." -Ralph Waldo Emerson "YEAAAAAAARGH!" -Howard Dean

    by AtomikNY on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 07:57:49 PM PST

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