באר

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ב־א־ר

From Proto-Semitic *biʾr-.

Noun[edit]

בְּאֵר (b'érf (plural indefinite בְּאֵרוֹת)

  1. well (hole sunk into the ground)
    • Genesis 24:20, with translation of the American Standard Version:
      וַתְּמַהֵר וַתְּעַר כַּדָּהּ אֶל־הַשֹּׁקֶת וַתָּרָץ עוֹד אֶל־הַבְּאֵר לִשְׁאֹב וַתִּשְׁאַב לְכָל־גְּמַלָּיו׃‏
      vat'mahér vat'ár kadáh 'el-hashoqet vatárotz 'ód 'el-hab'ér lish'óv vatish'áv l'khol-g'maláv.
      And she hasted, and emptied her pitcher into the trough, and ran again unto the well to draw, and drew for all his camels.

Verb[edit]

בֵּאֵר (be'ér) (pi'el construction)

  1. Defective spelling of ביאר

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English bar.

Noun[edit]

בָּאר \ בָּר (bárm (plural indefinite בָּארִים \ בָּרִים)

  1. bar, pub (place where alcohol is served)

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