עבד

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Aramaic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿabd-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

עבד (transliteration needed)

  1. to do, to make
  2. to serve, to slave

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿabd-. Formed from the root ע־ב־ד (`-b-d).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Modern Israeli) IPA(key): /ˈeved/

Noun[edit]

עֶבֶד (évedm (plural indefinite form עֲבָדִים, singular construct form עֶבֶד־)

  1. A slave, a serf.
  2. (archaic) A servant, a worshipper (of God).
  3. (BDSM) A slave, a submissive.

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

עָבַד (avád)

  1. To work; to slave, to be a slave.
  2. To worship.

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