I Have a Question: What exactly does the word ‘Lamanite’ mean?

Title

I Have a Question: What exactly does the word ‘Lamanite’ mean?

Magazine

Ensign

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication

1977

Authors

Pagination

39-40

Date Published

September 1977

Volume

7

Issue Number

9

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Bibliographic Citation

Thomasson, Gordon C. "I Have a Question: What exactly does the word ‘Lamanite’ mean?", Ensign, Vol. 7. no. 9 1977:39-40.

Abstract

Lamanites were not only the descendants of Laman, but also those who desired to destroy the people of Nephi. The line of division between Nephites and Lamanites seems to be rather fluid. In modern times the term may be applied to the descendants of Book of Mormon peoples.

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Lamanite
Nephite, Onomastics

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