שבור

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Passive participle of the verb שָׁבַר (shavár), from the root שׁ־ב־ר (sh-b-r).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

שָׁבוּר (shavúrm sg indef. (f sg indef. שְׁבוּרָה, m pl indef. שְׁבוּרִים, f pl indef. שְׁבוּרוֹת)

  1. (of a physical object, or a representation of one) Broken: not intact.
    עצם שבורהétsem sh'vurá — a broken bone
  2. (Internet, of a link) Broken, dead: pointing to a nonexistent web page.
    קישורים שבוריםkishurím sh'vurímbroken links
    לינק שבורlínk shavúr — a broken link
  3. (figuratively, of a heart) Broken; used to indicate that a person is mourning a lost romance.
    ליבו שבור.Libó shavúr. — His heart is broken.
    אישה שבורת לבishá sh'vurát-lév — a brokenhearted woman [literally a woman broken of heart]
  4. (שְׁבוּר־, sh'vúr-) Masculine singular construct form of שָׁבוּר.