זרע

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

זרע

  1. to sow, to seed, to plant

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ז־ר־ע

Pronunciation[edit]

זרע / zera‛ / zeh'-rah

Noun[edit]

זרע

  1. seed; figuratively fruit, plant, sowing time, posterity: - X carnally, child, fruitful, seed (-time), sowing-time.
  2. semen
    • Leviticus 15:16
      וְאִישׁ כִּי תֵצֵא מִמֶּנּוּ שִׁכְבַת זָרַע וְרָחַץ בַּמַּיִם אֶת כָּל בְּשָׂרוֹ וְטָמֵא עַד הָעָרֶב׃
      v'-ish ki tetse' mimenu shikhvat zara v'rakhats bamayim et kol b'saro v'tame' ad ha'arev.
      (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  3. race
    • (Can we date this quote?)
      כִּי־נָשְׂאוּ מִבְּנֹתֵיהֶם לָהֶם וְלִבְנֵיהֶם וְהִתְעָרְבוּ זֶרַע הַקֹּדֶשׁ - ki-nashu mibenotihem lahem ve'libenihem v'hitarebu zera hakodesh. - For they have taken their daughters for themselves and for their sons and they have mingled the holy race.

Declension[edit]

  singular plural
absolute זֶרַע זְרָעִים
absolute, Biblical verse-final form זָרַע זְרָעִים
construct זֶרַע זַרְעֵי
definite הַזֶּרַע הַזְּרָעִים
Possessive forms singular plural
my זַרְעִי זְרָעַי
your (masc. sing.) זַרְעֲךָ זְרָעֶיךָ
your (fem. sing.) זַרְעֵךְ זְרָעַיִךְ
his זַרְעוֹ זְרָעָיו
her זַרְעָהּ זְרָעֶיהָ
our זַרְעֵנוּ זְרָעֵינוּ
your (masc. pl.) זַרְעֲכֶם זַרְעֵיכֶם
your (fem. pl.) זַרְעֲכֶן זַרְעֵיכֶן
their (masc.) זַרְעָם זַרְעֵיהֶם
their (fem.) זַרְעָן זַרְעֵיהֶן

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