איפה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From אֵי(ei, where) + פֹּה(po, here).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

אֵיפֹה (efó)

  1. Where; at what place.
    אֵיפֹה אַתְּ?‎‎
    efo at?
    Where are you?
    • Genesis 37:16:
      וַיֹּאמֶר אֶת־אַחַי אָנֹכִי מְבַקֵּשׁ הַגִּידָה־נָּא לִי אֵיפֹה הֵם רֹעִים׃‎‎
      vayómer et-akhái anokhí m'vakésh hagída-na li eifó hem ro'ím:
      And he said, I seek my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feed their flocks.[1]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Egyptian jpt (oipe, a dry measure of volume about 19.2 liters); compare Sahidic Coptic ⲟⲉⲓⲡⲉ (oeipe).

Noun[edit]

אֵיפָה (efáf

  1. (historical units of measure) An ephah, a former Hebrew unit of dry volume (about 23 L).
Descendants[edit]
  • English: ephah

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