חומר

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
ח־מ־ר
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Noun[edit]

חומר \ חֹמֶר (khómerm (plural indefinite חומרים \ חֳמָרִים, singular construct חומר \ חֹמֶר־, plural construct חומרי \ חָמְרֵי־) [pattern: קֹטֶל]

  1. (Biblical Hebrew) clay, (especially architecture) mortar.
  2. (Biblical Hebrew) mire
  3. (Biblical Hebrew) heap, large mass
  4. (historical units of measure) A homer, a former Hebrew unit of dry volume, about equal to 230 L or 6½ bushels.
  5. (historical units of measure) Synonym of כֹּר, an approximately equal Hebrew unit of liquid volume.
  6. (modern) material, substance, stuff, matter, chemical agent
    חומרי טעם וריחchomré táam varéach ― flavorings

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  • (large unit of dry volume): כֹּר
  • (large unit of liquid volume): See כֹּר

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