אמה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

אַמָּה ('amáf (plural indefinite אַמּוֹת‎)

  1. (anatomy) forearm
  2. (units of measure) Hebrew cubit, usually 44.3 cm (17½ in) but sometimes 51.8 cm (20.4 in)
  3. (anatomy) middle finger
  4. (anatomy, Mishnaic Hebrew, euphemistic) penis
  5. canal
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾamt-.

Noun[edit]

אָמָה ('amáf (plural indefinite אֲמָהוֹתor אָמוֹת‎, singular construct אֲמַת־‎, plural construct אַמְהוֹת־or אֲמוֹת־‎)

  1. female servant, slave, handmaid

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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

אֻמָּה ('umáf

  1. defective spelling of אומה

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

אִמָּה ('imáf

  1. defective spelling of אימה

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