אווז

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אווז לבן (A white goose)

Etymology[edit]

Compare Aramaic אווזא, Classical Syriac ܘܲܙܵܐ (wazzā), ܘܲܙܬܼܵܐ (wazzəṯā), Arabic إِوَزّ (ʾiwazz), إِوَزَّة (ʾiwazza).

Noun[edit]

אווז \ אַוָּז \ אֲוָז (avázm (plural indefinite אווזים \ אַוָּזִים \ אֲוָזִים, singular construct אווז \ אַוַּז \ אֲוַז־, plural construct אווזי \ אַוָּזֵי \ אֲוָזֵי־, feminine counterpart אווזה \ אַוָּזָה \ אֲוָזָה)

  1. goose

Usage notes[edit]

  • The vowelization for all forms of this word varies, it is spelled with either a patákh (אַ) or a khatáf-patákh (אֲ) under the alef. The forms with full patákh place a dagésh in the vav.

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