חם

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Hebrew[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ח־מ־ם

Compare Arabic حَمِيم(ḥamīm, hot), Eblaite 𒉿𒈬𒌈 (à-mu-tum /ḥammū/, hot).

Adjective[edit]

חַם (kham) (feminine חַמָּה‎, masculine plural חַמִּים‎, feminine plural חַמּוֹת‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. Hot: at a high temperature.
    אין מים חמים.‎‎ ― ein máyim khamím.There's no hot water.
    חם לי.‎‎ ― kham li.I'm hot.
    היה חם בחדר.‎‎ ― hayá kham bakhéder.It was hot in the room.
Usage notes[edit]
  • This adjective is often used "impersonally", that is, without a personal subject.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Arabic حَم(ḥam), Ge'ez ሐም (ḥäm).

Noun[edit]

חָם (khámm (plural indefinite חָמִים‎, singular construct חֲמִי־‎, plural construct חֲמֵי־‎, feminine counterpart חָמוֹת‎)

  1. father-in-law, in relation to the bride
  2. father-in-law, in relation to the bride or groom
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