יום

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Hebrew[edit]

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Root
י־ו־ם

From Proto-Semitic *yawm-.

Noun[edit]

יוֹם (yomm (dual indefinite יומיים \ יוֹמַיִם‎, plural indefinite יָמִים‎, singular construct יוֹם־, plural construct יְמֵי־‎)

  1. Day: the period between dawn and dusk.
  2. A day: a unit of time corresponding to the period of Earth's rotation.
    • Deuteronomy 11:29
      לְמַעַן יִרְבּוּ יְמֵיכֶם וִימֵי בְנֵיכֶם עַל הָאֲדָמָה אֲשֶׁר נִשְׁבַּע ה׳ לַאֲבֹתֵיכֶם לָתֵת לָהֶם כִּימֵי הַשָּׁמַיִם עַל הָאָרֶץ׃
  3. Daylight.

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew יוֹם(yom).

Noun[edit]

יום (yomm, plural ימים(yomim)

  1. day
    Synonym: טאָג(tog) (usual word)
  2. (Judaism) Psalm of the day

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