יהודי

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
י־ד־ה

Etymology[edit]

From יהודה(y'hudá) +‎ ־י().

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

יְהוּדִי (y'hudí) (feminine יְהוּדִיתor יְהוּדִיָּה‎, masculine plural יְהוּדִיִים‎, feminine plural יְהוּדִיוֹת‎)

  1. Jewish: being a Jew, or relating to Jews or Judaism.
  2. (Early Biblical) Judahite (pertaining to the Tribe of Judah)

Usage notes[edit]

The feminine form יְהוּדִיָּה‎ is used only for people, while the form יְהוּדִית‎ can be used for either people or things.

Noun[edit]

יְהוּדִי (y'hudím (plural indefinite יְהוּדִים‎, plural construct יְהוּדֵי־, feminine counterpart יְהוּדִיָּה‎)

  1. Jew, Jewish person
  2. (Early Biblical) Judahite (member of the Tribe of Judah)

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