חזיר

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Aramaic חֲזִירָא (ḥăzīrā), Arabic خِنْزِير (ḵinzīr), and Maltese ħanżir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

חֲזִיר (khazírm (plural indefinite חֲזִירִים, singular construct חֲזִיר־, plural construct חֲזִירֵי־)

  1. pig, animal or its meat (pork)

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew חֲזִיר (khazír).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Litvish, Poylish) IPA(key): [ˈχazəʁ]

Noun[edit]

חזיר (khazerm, plural חזירים (khazirem)

  1. pig

Derived terms[edit]