גבר

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See also: ג־ב־ר

Aramaic[edit]

Noun[edit]

גְּבַר (gəḇar)

  1. absolute form of גַּבְרָא(gaḇrā)

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ג־ב־ר

From Proto-Semitic *gabr-, compare Aramaic גַּבְרָא(gaḇrā, man), Ge'ez ገብር (gäbr, servant).

Noun[edit]

גֶּבֶר (géverm (plural indefinite גְּבָרִים‎, feminine counterpart גְּבֶרֶת‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. man (an adult male human being)
  2. strong man, hero
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Verb[edit]

גָּבַר (gavár) (pa'al construction)

  1. to become stronger, gain power
  2. to overpower, conquer, vanquish, defeat

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Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “From a simple triliteral root ג-ב-ר?”)

Noun[edit]

גֶּבֶר (géverm (plural indefinite גְּבָרִים‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. rooster, cock, chicken (only male)
    • 1880, Yehuda Leib Gordon, צלוחית של פלייטון(tslókhít shel fylyéton, vial of feuilleton), page 501:
      בעלי הבתים משכימים עם קריאת הגבר‎‎
      The owners of the homes wake up early with the rooster's calling.
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