גבול

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
ג־ב־ל

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

גְּבוּל ‎(g'vúlm ‎(plural indefinite גְּבוּלוֹת, singular construct גְּבוּל־, plural construct גְּבוּלוֹת־)

  1. A border, a boundary, a limit, a line: a line dividing two fields, or two cities, or two countries, or the like.
  2. The area within a set of borders.
  3. An edge, an end, a limit.
    גבול חייו‎ ― g'vúl-khayáv ― his end [literally the end of his life]
  4. Used figuratively.
  5. (גְּבוּל־, g'vúl-) Singular construct form of גְּבוּל‎.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In addition to the plural forms in ־וֹת ‎(-ót) given above, the regular plural forms are attested as well: גְּבוּלִים ‎(g'vulím), גְּבוּלֵי־ ‎(g'vuléi-). These are much less common, however.

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