אפרים

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
פ־ר־ה(p-r-h)

Etymology[edit]

According to the Book of Genesis, from a word meaning "being fruitful;" compare Aramaic 𐡐𐡀𐡓𐡀(pera, fruit).[1]

Proper noun[edit]

אֶפְרַיִם ('efráyimm (Biblical Hebrew pausal form אֶפְרָיִם)

  1. Ephraim, a son of Joseph; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory.

Descendants[edit]

  • Ancient Greek: Ἐφραίμ (Ephraím), Ἐφραΐμ (Ephraḯm)
    • Greek: Εφραίμ (Efraím)
    • Old Armenian: Եփրեմ (Epʿrem)
  • Classical Syriac: ܐܦܪܝܡ(ʾap̄rêm)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Genesis 41:52