בראשית

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the opening phrase of the first book of Torah: בְּ־(b'-, in) + רֵאשִׁית(reishít, beginning), literally “in the beginning”.

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Adverb[edit]

בְּרֵאשִׁית (bereshít)

  1. in the beginning, at first

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Proper noun[edit]

בְּרֵאשִׁית (bereshítm

  1. Genesis, the Book of Genesis: the first book of the Jewish and Christian Bibles.

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew בראשית‎.

Proper noun[edit]

בראשית (breyshesm

  1. Book of Genesis

Noun[edit]

בראשית (breyshesm

  1. genesis

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