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Yes. Amar (say-think, join, make thick) and Omer (make thick, heap, pile) ("the Omer" refers to counting from the day we offer the first Omer, pile, of barley after Pesach, Lev. 23:15). are related. Jastrow has אמר I ‎(b. ‎h.; ‎אם, ‎v. ‎אם; ‎cmp. ‎חמר, ‎עמר) ‎(a) ‎to ‎join, ‎knot; ‎to ‎be ‎knotted, ‎thick; ‎b)to ‎heap ‎up; ‎c) ‎transf. ‎to ‎join ‎...


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