גובה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ג־ב־הּ

From the root ג־ב־הּ(g-b-h).

Noun[edit]

גובה \ גֹּבַהּ (góvahm (plural indefinite גְּבָהִים‎, singular construct גובה \ גֹּבַהּ־, plural construct גָּבְהֵי־‎) [pattern: קֹטֶל]

  1. A height, an altitude: the distance from the base of something to the top.
  2. length: distance from end to end.
  3. amount, quantity of money.
    מה גובה הקנס?‎‎ ― What is the amount of the fine?
  4. (geometry) altitude
    תזרוק את הכדור לגובה.‎‎ ― Throw the ball up.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ג־ב־ה(g-b-). The nouns follow from the verb forms.

Noun[edit]

גּוֹבֶה (govém (plural indefinite גּוֹבִים‎, feminine counterpart גּוֹבָה)

  1. A (male) collector (of debts, payments, or the like).

Noun[edit]

גּוֹבָה (gováf (plural indefinite גּוֹבוֹת‎, masculine counterpart גּוֹבֶה)

  1. A female collector (of debts, payments, or the like).

Verb[edit]

גּוֹבֶה (gové)

  1. Masculine singular present participle and present tense of גָּבָה(gavá).

Verb[edit]

גּוֹבָה (gová)

  1. Feminine singular present participle and present tense of גָּבָה(gavá).