אמר

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

אֲמַר (ʾamar)

  1. to say, to pronounce
    • בראשית רבה ע, טז
      [כט, יז] "וְעֵינֵי לֵאָה רַכּוֹת", אֲמוֹרָאֵיהּ דְּרַבִּי יוֹחָנָן תִּרְגֵּם קוֹדְמוֹי: וְעֵינֵי לֵאָה הֲווֹ רַכִּיכִין, אֲמַר לֵיהּ: עֵינוֹהִי דְּאִימָּךְ הֲווֹ רַכִּיכִין
  2. to command

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
א־מ־ר

Cognate to Arabic أَمَرَ(ʾamara, to command).

Verb[edit]

אָמַר (amár) (pa'al construction, infinitive לוֹמַרor לאמור \ לֵאמֹר‎, future יֹאמַר‎, passive counterpart נֶאֱמַר‎, Biblical Hebrew pausal form אָמָר) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. to say, tell
  2. to intend

Usage notes[edit]

  • The infinitive לאמור \ לֵאמֹר‎ is mainly biblical.
  • In colloquial Modern Hebrew, the infinitive, future, and imperative forms of this verb are not used; the corresponding forms of הִגִּיד‎ are used instead.

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Noun[edit]

אֹמֶר ('ómerm

  1. Defective spelling of אומר

Proper noun[edit]

אִמֵּר (imérm

  1. (archaic) A male given name