- circum-, prefix.
- circum – comes from Latin, where it has the meaning ’round, around’. This meaning is found in such words as: circuit, circuitous, circumcise, circumference, circumlocution, circumnavigate, circumstance, circumvent, circus.
- -cise-, root.
- cise – comes from Latin, where it has the meaning ‘cut (down)’. It is related to -cide- This meaning is found in such words as: circumcise, decisive, incision, incisive, incisor, precise, scissors.
CUT around WHAT?
NOT only wrists, necks and HIPS
Summun bukmun AAumyun fahum la
Deaf, dumb, and blind,
They will not return (to the path).
Ears, Tongues and Eyes