אור

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Root
א־ו־ר(ʾ-w-r)

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אוֹר ('órm (plural indefinite אוֹרוֹת‎, singular construct אוֹר־)

  1. light, visible light: electromagnetic radiation of a frequency perceptible to the eye
  2. (more generally) light: electromagnetic radiation (of any frequency)
  3. light, light source
    • Folk, שרה לוי־תנאי (Sara Levi-Tanai), באנו חושך לגרש (“We came to banish darkness”).
      בָּאנוּ חֹשֶׁךְ לְגָרֵשׁ. / בְּיָדֵינוּ אוֹר וָאֵשׁ.‎‎
      bánu ẖóshech l'garésh. / b'yadḗnu ór vaésh.
      We came to banish darkness. / In our hands there's light and fire.
  4. fire
  5. light, understanding
    הוא ראה את האור.‎‎ ― hu raá et haór.He saw the light.
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Verb[edit]

אוֹר ('ór) (pa'al construction)

  1. to shine, be illuminated
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or

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Sumerian 𒋀𒀕𒆠 (urim₂ki /Urim/, Ur).

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אוּר ('urm

  1. Ur (an ancient city-state in Sumer)
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