נפטר

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The passive and reflexive counterpart to פָּטַר (patár), from the root פ־ט־ר (p-T-r).

Verb[edit]

נִפְטַר (niftár) (nif'ál construction)

  1. To pass away, to pass on: a polite way to refer to a death by natural causes.
  2. To dispose of, to get rid of; construed with מ־ (mi-).
    אני מנסה להיפטר מזה.aní m'nasé/m'nasá l'hipatér mizé. — I'm trying to get rid of this.