גבול

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Etymology[edit]

From the root ג־ב־ל (g-b-l).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

גְּבוּל (g'vúlm (plural indefinite form גְּבוּלוֹת, singular construct form גְּבוּל־, plural construct form גְּבוּלוֹת־)

  1. A border, a boundary, a limit, a line: a line dividing two fields, or two cities, or two countries, or the like.
  2. The area within a set of borders.
  3. An edge, an end, a limit.
    גבול חייוg'vúl-khayáv — his end [literally the end of his life]
  4. Used figuratively.
  5. (גְּבוּל־, g'vúl-) Singular construct form of גְּבוּל‎.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In addition to the plural forms in ־וֹת (-ót) given above, the regular plural forms are attested as well: גְּבוּלִים (g'vulím), גְּבוּלֵי־ (g'vuléi-). These are much less common, however.

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