דוד

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דָּוִד ‎(davídm

  1. David, the Biblical son of Jesse and second king of ancient Israel.
  2. A male given name, transliterated as David.

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דּוֹד ‎(dodm ‎(plural indefinite דּוֹדִים, plural construct דּוֹדֵי־, feminine counterpart דּוֹדָה)

  1. (A person's) uncle: a parent's sibling, or an aunt's husband.
    • c. 300 BCE, Esther 2:7, with translation of the King James Version:
      וַיְהִי אֹמֵן אֶת־הֲדַסָּה הִיא אֶסְתֵּר בַּת־דֹּדוֹ כִּי אֵין לָהּ אָב וָאֵם []
      vay'hí omén et-hadasa hi estér bat-dodó ki ein lah av va'ém []
      And he brought up Hadassah, that is, Esther, his uncle's daughter: for she had neither father nor mother, []
  2. (A person's) beloved.

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דּוּד ‎(dudm ‎(plural indefinite דּוּדִים, plural construct דּוּדֵי־)

  1. a water heater
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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew.

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דוד ‎(dovedm

  1. David, the Biblical son of Jesse and second king of ancient Israel.
  2. A male given name: David.