אופנוע

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Hebrew[edit]

אוֹפַנּוֹעַ (motorcycle)

Etymology[edit]

Blend of אוֹפַן(ofán, poetic or dated: a wheel) +‎ מָנוֹעַ(manóa', engine), and presumably calque of English motorcycle.

Noun[edit]

אוֹפַנּוֹעַ (ofanóa'm (plural indefinite אוֹפַנּוֹעִים‎, plural construct אוֹפַנּוֹעֵי־‎)

  1. A motorcycle, motorbike: a single-track, two-wheeled motor vehicle.

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