חם

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ח־מ־ם

Compare Arabic حَمِيم (ḥamīm, 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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