The Expanded Beard Type Chart. Lexy in Green by ~smrichter. 26th by ~kittyspit. Salom'e by ~RonnyVardy. The Jewish Man by ~bubble-K. Jewish fashion 1942 by ~deviation-of-erm. Gematria. Etymology Although the term is Hebrew, it most likely derives from Greek geōmetriā, "geometry", which was used as a translation of gēmaṭriyā, though some scholars believe it to derive from Greek grammateia, rather; it's possible that both words had an influence on the formation of the Hebrew word. (Some also hold it to derive from the order of the Greek alphabet, gamma being the third letter of the Greek alphabet (gamma + tria).) The word has been extant in English since the 17th century from translations of works by Giovanni Pico della Mirandola.
Although ostensibly derived from Greek, it is largely used in Jewish texts, notably in those associated with the Kabbalah. History Some identify two forms of gematria: the "revealed" form, which is prevalent in many hermeneutic methods found throughout Rabbinic literature, and the "mystical" form, a largely Kabbalistic practice. A classic Biblical commentary incorporating gematria is Baal ha-Turim by Rabbi Jacob ben Asher. U_22 by ~xaviersanthosh81. Braid by ~Goddess4life. India, 2006, Girl 11 by ~Ashh-RA. The Chess Players. Arab Philosopher by ~al-Brazyly. Indian girl by =anotherwanderer. Modest Mouse - The View. Dynamo. The word dynamo (from the Greek word dynamis; meaning power) was originally another name for an electrical generator, and still has some regional usage as a replacement for the word generator.
A small electrical generator built into the hub of a bicycle wheel to power lights is called a hub dynamo, although these are invariably AC devices, and are actually magnetos. Description Commutation Excitation Historical milestones Faraday's disk The first electric generator was invented by Michael Faraday in 1831, a copper disk that rotated between the poles of a magnet. Jedlik's dynamo Pixii's dynamo. In 1827, Hungarian Anyos Jedlik started experimenting with electromagnetic rotating devices which he called electromagnetic self-rotors.
Pixii's dynamo The first dynamo based on Faraday's principles was built in 1832 by Hippolyte Pixii, a French instrument maker. Pacinotti dynamo Siemens and Wheatstone dynamo (1867) Gramme ring dynamo Steampunk Beholder sculpture by *CatherinetteRings. Reason Vs. Instinct by ~Onikaizer. Steampunk Scorpion Robot by *CatherinetteRings. Steampunk by ~PReilly. Dwemer Alphabet. * Speculative † The Falmer alphabet bears many similarities with Dwemer script.
See Falmer Alphabet for more information. ‡ It is speculated that the unknown symbol is really the letter P, however this is not confirmed.  Known Examples An Ayleid inscription which reads "Av latta magicka, av molag anyammis", which translates to: "From light, magic; from fire, life". Very little is known about the Dwemer language, otherwise referred to as Dwemeris. There are four examples of Dwemer inscriptions for which we have known, confirmed translations at this time. Or "Av latta magicka, av molag anyammis", which translates to: "From light, magic; from fire, life". A Dwemer pipe which reads "Wormgod" in Dwemer runes. Another confirmed example of Dwemer text is to the right.
Or "Wormgod", which was the nickname of Gary Noonan, one of the developers at Bethesda. A Dwemer door which reads "In loving memory, Gary Noonan, Sr. " in Dwemer runes. Which translates to: "In loving memory, Gary Noonan, Sr. " Academy for Dwemer Studies. Musical Steampunk Spider Robot by *CatherinetteRings. Dwemer. Heart of Lorkhan by *ukapala. Steampunk concerthall by ~DrawingNightmare.
Steampunk Parade Armor by ~kinnas. His Good Eyes by *erezmarom. China man by ~Rathantoras. Steampunk Bracelet Scarab by *CatherinetteRings. Man with Beard by ~William-Glen. Modest Mouse - Education. Tony Ballantyne. Hellboy_ii_the_golden_army05.jpg (JPEG Image, 1024x768 pixels) - Scaled (80%)