בעצם

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ע־צ־ם

From בְּ־ ‎(b'-, in, with) + עֶצֶם(־) ‎(étzem(-), bone (of), (-'s) self).

Adverb[edit]

בְּעֶצֶם ‎(b'étzem)

  1. Actually, in fact.

Preposition[edit]

בְּעֶצֶם־ ‎(b'étzem-)

  1. By ___self, on ___'s own, without assistance.

Usage notes[edit]

  • By its nature, this preposition only takes a personal pronoun as its object, such that it is only found in its inflected forms.

Inflection[edit]

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew

Adverb[edit]

בעצם ‎(betsm)

  1. basically, intrinsically, fundamentally, as a matter of fact, in essence