צמח

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Etymology[edit]

From the root צ־מ־ח (ts-m-kh).

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Verb[edit]

צָמַח (tsamákh) (pa'ál construction)

  1. (Can we clean up(+) this sense?) To sprout, grow; to bring forth
    • 2011, סולינה (Sulina; a pseudonym), quoted in ליאת שלזינגר (Liat Schlessinger), “המין השלישי: היציאה מהארון של האינטרסקס” (hamín hash'lishí: hay'tsi'á meiha'arón shel ha'ínterseks, “The third sex: The coming out of intersex people”), in nrgמעריב, 2011 May 13:
      אצלי בגיל הזה התחיל לצמוח שיער על החזה.
      etslí bagíl hazé hitkhíl litsmóakh se'ár al hakhazé.
      Me at that age, hair started to grow on my chest.

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

צֶמַח (tsémakhm (plural indefinite form צְמָחִים, singular construct form צֶמַח־, plural construct form צִמְחֵי־)

  1. A plant: an organism of kingdom Plantae.
  2. A vegetable: a person in a vegetative state due to brain damage.

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