נהר

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

נהר

  1. to light, to shine

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Akkadian 𒀀𒇉 (nāru), Ugaritic 𐎐𐎅𐎗 (nhr), Aramaic נהרא ܢܲܗܪܵܐ (nahrā), Arabic نهر (nahr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

נָהָר (nahárm (plural indefinite form נְהָרוֹת, singular construct form נְהַר, plural construct form נַהֲרוֹת)

  1. river (especially the Nile, Euphrates, etc.)

Usage notes[edit]

  • There is also an alternative plural form נְהָרִים, used for example in the phrase ארם נהרים.

Verb[edit]

נהר (nahar)

  1. to stream

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