העיר

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ע־ו־ר (`-w-r), using the hif`il conjugation.

Verb[edit]

הֵעִיר (he'ír) (hif'íl construction)

  1. (transitive) To wake, awaken, wake up.
Usage notes[edit]
  • (wake): The corresponding intransitive verb is הִתְעוֹרֵר (hit'orér, to wake up), from the same root but using the hitpa`el conjugation.

Etymology 2[edit]

From הַ (ha-) + עִיר (ír).

Noun[edit]

הָעִיר (ha'ír)

  1. Singular definite form of עִיר (ír)‎.