בהמה

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Hebrew[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Modern Hebrew) IPA(key): /beheˈma/

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Ugaritic bhmt; Arabic بهيمة (bahíma); Aethiopian baham, "to be dumb."

Noun[edit]

בְּהֵמָה (behemá) f (pl בהמות behemót)

  1. dumb beast
  2. (Biblical Hebrew) quadruped domestic animals, esp. of a horned species
  3. (Biblical Hebrew) cattle, large or small (e.g. cows or sheep)

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References[edit]

  • Marcus Jastrow (1903), A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature
  • Strong’s concordance number: H929
  • Koehler & Baumgartner, The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, Leiden 1994-2000

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew בְּהֵמָה (behemá).

Noun[edit]

בהמה f (Hebrew spelling, Latin spelling beemá)

  1. animal, beast
  2. head of cattle