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I've removed the claim that "The name Trimalchio is Semitic and means 'thrice-blessed'." The prefix tri- means "thrice" in Indo-European languages, but not in Semitic languages, which generally don't allow consonant clusters at the beginning of a word. As for -malchio, I could believe it's related to the Semitic word for "king" (Hebrew melekh, Arabic malk), but not to the Semitic word for "blessed" (involving the consonants B-R-K, cf. Hebrew Baruch and Arabic Barack/Mubarak). +Angr 13:18, 14 May 2009 (UTC)