חרב

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ח־ר־ב

Cognate to Arabic حَرْب ‎(ḥarb, war).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

חֶרֶב ‎(ẖérevf ‎(plural indefinite חֲרָבוֹת, singular construct חֶרֶב־, plural construct חַרְבוֹת־)

  1. A cutting instrument, as a knife, sword, or other sharp implement: - axe, dagger, mattock, tool.
  2. A drought.

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Derived Terms[edit]

חֶרֶב פִּיפִיּוֹת ‎(ẖérev pifiyót)

Verb[edit]

חָרַב ‎(ẖaráv) ‎(pa'al construction) (intransitive)

  1. has been destroyed, collapsed, fell to destruction.
  2. dehydrated, dried up

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