חם

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ח־מ־ם

From the root ח־מ־ם (kh-m-m). Compare Arabic حَمِيم ‎(ḥamīm).

Adjective[edit]

חַם ‎(khamm ‎(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).

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
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